The 5th “Vital Sign” & the Painkiller Epidemic (Part V of V)

By | August 27th, 2014|Prevention|

In Parts I, II, III, and IV of this series we established the acute and growing effects that the opiate painkiller epidemic is having in America, and how it has been driven (in part) by aggressive pain management strategies that were implemented since Pain was identified as the 5th Vital Sign.  Since then, public health [...]