Settlement talks with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma over its role in the U.S. opioid crisis have reached a stalemate and the company is expected to file for bankruptcy.
Exercise physiologists can provide safe and effective early mobilization in intensive care units.
Opioid deaths decreased during January to July 2018, while deaths from illicitly manufactured fentanyl (IMF) increased during the same period.
Low levels of nurse and nursing support staffing are associated with increased inpatient mortality.
An Oklahoma judge on Monday ruled against one of America’s biggest companies, Johnson & Johnson — fining it $572 million as part of the first trial of an opioid maker sued by a state for the human and financial costs of the prescription painkiller crisis.
Effective for illnesses ranging from cancer to autoimmune diseases, biologics are among the most expensive prescription drugs in the United States.
Individuals representing some of the nation’s preeminent medical organizations have called for “reasonable, evidence-based solutions” to reduce injury and death related to firearms.
Researchers assessed how clinicians should engage in shared decision making based on their patient’s personality type.
Three in 10 parents say that their child’s primary care office should ask parents who refuse all vaccines to find another health care provider.
Advertising current local health-related research using large TV monitors in emergency department waiting rooms can increase the short-term interest in health-related research.