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An E.R. kicks the habit of opioids for pain.

Hoffman J. New York Times. June 10, 2016.

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December 14, 2016
Hoffman J. New York Times. June 10, 2016.

Overprescribing of opioids for pain management contributes to the growing crisis involving opioid-related harm. This newspaper article reports on one hospital's efforts to avoid opioid use for patients presenting to the emergency department with pain. Alternative treatments included nonnarcotic infusions, nitrous oxide, music therapy, and holistic techniques.

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Hoffman J. New York Times. June 10, 2016.