Colombian National Pleads Guilty to Operating an International Fentanyl Trafficking Organization from a Canadian Prison
Colombian fentanyl trafficker, ran international organization while incarcerated in Quebec, Canada
Ethical guidelines protecting people from a healthcare system too quick to profile them as opioid abusers, written into the standards of care, becomes an essential element of protecting the health and wellbeing of a public. Our tunnel vision on stopping opioid abuse can no longer afford the continued collateral damage it is causing. It is after all, the primary mandate of every state medical board to protect the public from healthcare gone awry, including those with chronic non-cancer pain.
In this article I will document what public healthcare and policy makers don’t want you to know, which is, there is no better treatment for chronic pain than opioids. This is based on our current understanding of molecular biology and pharmacology and despite claims that opioids are no more effective than Aspirin or Tylenol
With an estimated twenty million Americans now tapered down or terminated off of pain medication, medication which was used to remain employed as productive members of society, as members who paid into the system rather than drawing from it, our current national policy on restricting access to opioids to those with legitimate medical need, creates a new class of disenfranchised citizen.
Simple explanations for drug abuse have rarely, if ever, produced insights that lead to effective means for combating the problem
Gina Kolata of the NY Times says, to treat emergency room patients in acute pain, a single dose of oral opioids is no better than drugs like aspirin and ibuprofen
By R Carter Having followed the opioid overdose data closely, both from my state and from the CDC, I’ve been anticipating press releases from those…
SOP (Scope of Practice) laws or regulations AKA Occupational License Laws have become a new tool for restricting services rendered in healthcare over the last couple of decades.
By R Carter In this era of opioid hysteria many doctors are rightly concerned about liability issues with regards to prescribed medications and it’s impact…