The Cap Times (7 Aug 2023)

The Cap Times (7 Aug 2023)

Addiction-treating drug still seldom prescribed in ERs, study finds

Talking about the massive gaps in prescribing evidence-based lifesaving treatment for opioid addiction:

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The 7.6% prescribing rate is still far below the (roughly) 100% it should be
Addiction-treating drug still seldom prescribed in ERs, study finds
It’s now easier than ever for doctors to prescribe buprenorphine. Still only a fraction of eligible patients receive it, Epic Systems researchers found.