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PharmedOut had a busy month that came with some exciting news: the sixth PharmedOut Conference will be held June 15-16, 2017 in Washington, DC! Get caught up on PharmedOut news by reading our newsletter.
PharmedOut's latest article on PLOS One has received a lot of buzz for taking on "Low T." In a systematic review of 156 randomized, control trials, testosterone was found to have no benefit over placebo for cardiovascular risk, sexual function, mood and behavior, and cognition. Read more about the study in The Guardian!
Save The Date! PharmedOut is thrilled to announce that its next conference will be June 15-16, 2017! We hope to see you there.
Describes the public health impact of opioid use in the United States, outlines the history of opioid prescribing and promotion, explains neuroadaptation as it relates to opioids, and discusses adverse effects associated with opioids. Pain treatment agreements are also addressed.
Differentiates between tolerance, dependence, and addiction, provides practical strategies for tapering patients off of opioids safely, discusses withdrawal, and compares buprenorphine and methadone for medication assisted treatment. Includes tools for counseling patients about addiction and dealing with chronic pain.
We provide access to free, web-based, pharma-free CME that any physician in the U.S. can use to fulfill annual CME requirements. In addition, you can find news, information, and resources on our site, ranging from our monthly newsletter to our teaching tools for educators.
Our conferences in particular attract a multidisciplinary, international crowd of doctors, nurses, physicians assistants, lawyers, policymakers, ethicists, and more.More