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Heroin Addiction Epidemic

Heroin Epidemic. The United States is experiencing an epidemic of heroin addiction and a sharp rise in opiate over-dose death.  Contrary to addicts being introduced to opiate addiction through street heroin, 75% of new addicts became addicted through prescription opiates (Cierco et al., 2014).  2,976 more words

Heroin Epidemic

Methadone and Torsade De Pointes in the Therapeutic Range

Sudden cardiac death has been known for decades to occur in association with taking some antipsychotic medications, especially in high dosage. Methadone therapy is subject to a deep evaluation of the clinical case. 76 more words

Cardio Therapy

What is METHADONE? (Facts about Drugs)

FactSheet: D/50/A.

What is methadone?

Methadone is a synthetic opiate manufactured for use as a painkiller and as substitute for heroin in the treatment of heroin addiction. 656 more words

Addiction Issues

Pain doctor in Kentucky charged in 5 deaths

http://www.pharmaciststeve.com/?p=10937

Pharmacist Steve says:  Barb saw this particular pain doc for a couple years. I was a lot more impressed by this particular doc’s pt care than the doc that owned the clinic nor the doc that replaced him… shortly afterwards Barb left the clinic’s practice. 254 more words

Chronic Pain

Malignant Psoas Syndrome

Malignant psoas syndrome is said to be extremely rare, but I keep seeing it. Admittedly, working in the pain and palliative care service in a specialist cancer centre, if anyone was going to see it, you would think it would be my team. 353 more words

Ideas

A study in (bad) chapter titles

I have something to show you. Ready?

Any idea what that is? Can you read my handwriting?

It’s the chapter titles for Code Word: Methadone… 26 more words

Interludes & Outtakes (words On The Floor)

june 19th,2015 #2

so yeah. The pre-98 was purple. I’m interested in buying a VPS and hosting a game server. I’m interested in selling some stuff online, start my own e-commerce business. 80 more words