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Musculoskeletal Conditions and Opioid Pain Management
This article (Musculoskeletal Conditions and Opioid Pain Management) provides findings on musculoskeletal conditions and prescription analgesics among US adults. View the full paper, via the link, and read more…
Upcoming Webinar: Living with Chronic Pain, Perspectives from Persons with Lived Experience
Webinar alert: Living with Chronic Pain, Perspectives from Persons with Lived Experience. Register here! This listening session will take place on February 13, 2020 from 1:30 to 2:30pm ET…
Educational Opportunity – 2020 McGill Pharmacoepidemiology Summer Program
McGill University will have summer session course offerings in three levels of pharmacoepidemiology courses. Each session is taught by skilled pharmacoepidemiologists and talented instructors over a 4-day period. A brief…
Drug Environment and Economic Changes in the Epidemic
This paper (Opioids_EconomyModels) presents findings about how county-level economic conditions and drug environment changes affect the increase of drug morality rates. Check out the link for the full paper…
FDA Advisory Committee Meetings
There are 3 days of FDA Advisory Committee meetings next week, including discussion of an ADF on January 15th. In the Wednesday afternoon session, the committees will discuss NDA 209653,…
Social Connectedness and Opioids – What’s the relationship?
Here's a paper worth reading. This article (Opioids and SocialConnectedness) presents findings about the effect of opioids on human social connection. Check out the link for the full paper…
Incredible Data Viz: what happened in Philly with OxyContin reformulation?
If you haven't seen it yet, this data visualization from Nathaniel Lash and Aubrey Whelan at the Philadelphia Inquirer breaks down what happened to OxyContin 80mg sales…
December FDA visit
Directed Acyclic Graph Exercise
On December 11, 2019, we will be conducting a DAG exercise. Use this link to get instructions on how to electronically recreate the paper exercise we are doing on…
ADF Dispensing in CA, FL, KY
This poster (PDF: ADFOpioids_CAFLKY_2018) was recently presented at an UK internal meeting using prescription monitoring program data from 3 states. Check out the link for product-specific rates and self-pay…