Opioids may cause more problems than they solve, feeding into a vicious cycle of trauma, pain and addiction.
There is a new painkiller on the market. U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has just approved Pfizer's Oxetca which is intended to stave off pain for patients, but will be less addictive and more out of reach of pain medication... Read Post
A guest column by the American Society of Anesthesiologists, exclusive to KevinMD.com. I recently heard a story on the news about a grandmother of eight who had gotten addicted to heroin after being prescribed an opioid painkiller, ... Read Post