From carrying naloxone to paying attention to their biases, there are plenty of ways physicians from any discipline can help turn the opioid crisis into an opportunity to foster improved public health.
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Orthopaedic surgeons are the third-highest prescribers of opioid-based medications. Recognizing our role and responsibilities in balancing pain management with helping patients avoid opioid dependency, a group of forward-thinking Cleveland Clinic Florida physicians is looking at ways to stem the tide.
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Cleveland Clinic CEO and President Toby Cosgrove, MD, argues that since physicians helped bring about the opioid epidemic, it’s our job to help end it.
Nurses on the front lines of caring for overdose victims join Cleveland Clinic’s opioid task force. The group battles the opioid epidemic through clinical care, health policy, and education and prevention efforts.