Drug overdose death rates in the United States have increased five-fold since 1980. Prescription drugs, especially opioid analgesics, have been increasingly involved in drug overdose deaths. Drug abuse and addiction are claiming the lives of more … Read More about How MSV is Combatting Opioid Misuse
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The Virginia Orthopaedic Society is the premier voice for musculoskeletal health care in the Commonwealth of Virginia, working to enhance the overall quality of orthopaedic care and to create a favorable environment for its delivery.
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Precautions: 1) Narcotics can be habit forming and addiction, tolerance or dependence can occur with longer term use 2) Combining narcotic pain medication with alcohol, sedatives, muscle relaxants, or antidepressants may result in serious side … Read More about VOS has adopted an Opioid Prescription Policy
The story behind the certificate of need: What it is, why it exists, and why it has been a thorn in Virginia’s side for decades Brief Bill Summaries: SB1526 (Sturtevant) This would remove beds used for psychiatric and substance abuse services … Read More about 2019 General Assembly Session: January 9 – February 23