New Painkiller Guidelines
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 257 , Segment 1
Episode: New Painkiller Guidelines, Rising Sea Levels, Fasting
- Mar 21, 2016 9:00 pm
- 18:55 mins
Guest: Anita Gupta, PharmD, Professor of Pain Medicine at Drexel University College of Medicine and Co-chair of the American Society of Anesthesiology’s task force on prescription opioid abuse Prescription drug abuse is such a big problem that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has just issued new guidelines urging primary care doctors to avoid prescribing painkillers called opioids for patients with chronic pain.