Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies for Opioid Use

By |2016-11-03T08:40:22-07:00January 16th, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The misuse of opioids create a huge societal burden. According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), in 2010 over 16,500 deaths involved opioid use. In 2009 alone, the non-medical use of these drugs caused over 400,000 emergency department visits. To combat this problem, the FDA released risk evaluation and [...]