There’s a debate about whether introducing tighter restrictions on prescribing and dispensing opioids is a good thing. But…
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Scores of doctors in the US, along with nurses and pharmacists, have been charged with healthcare fraud in a co-ordinated…
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Pain is a major issue in Australia, with 6.9 million people living with a musculoskeletal condition and increasing numbers…
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Opioid use by the elderly is associated with an increased risk of fall-related injuries and dying in hospital, a large…
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Doctor-shopping accounts for a fraction of drug misuse, with most misusers actually getting their supplies from family and…
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Too many patients with low back pain are receiving the wrong care, according to a series of Lancet papers that highlight the…
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NEWS IN BRIEFA GP has been suspended for six months after prescribing oxycodone to a nursing home patient he didn't examine…
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