Patient Safety

Give a Squat 4 Pain

Editor’s note – the following infographic “Give a Squat 4 Pain” was submitted by the American Chronic Pain Association.

The American Chronic Pain Association asks people to “not just sit there” and “Give a Squat 4 Pain” in honor this month of Pain Awareness Month:

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Opioid Safety, Respiratory Compromise

Prince and the Opioid Epidemic: 5 Ways for Addressing this National Crisis

Prince was not the first, nor unfortunately the last, person to die due to an opioid-related event. According to the medical examiner, Prince died from a self-administered fentanyl overdose.

While Prince may have become the poster child for the opioid epidemic and a call for restrictions on the use of opioids, it must not be forgotten that opioids play a vital role in the management of pain, such as during surgery or to relieve chronic pain. Read More