Tag: Opioids

Opioid Usage

Opioid Usage Could Be Eliminated from Dental Practice

Opioid Usage: patients prescribed such drugs after tooth extraction reported worse pain Opioid usage to soothe the pain of a pulled tooth could be drastically reduced or eliminated altogether from dentistry, say University of Michigan researchers. More than 325 dental patients who had teeth…

How Nurses Protect Themselves from the Opioid Crisis

Five years ago, Lisa Oldham’s nurses at Orange Regional Medical Center saw, maybe, five, opioid-addicted patients a day. Now, the number has more than doubled, adding physical, mental, and professional stress on the 1,000 nurses working for the upstate New York hospital. “Recently while…

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