Most Recent Articles by Tori Rodriguez
Abuse-deterrent opioid formulations have not yet been widely accepted despite their proposed value in reducing opioid abuse and related mortality. Many of the current barriers to broader use are related to their higher cost compared with conventional formulations.
Cannabis has been shown to reduce the use of prescription drugs that have more numerous and serious side effects, including opioids, benzodiazepines, and antidepressants.
Current oral contraceptive products contain lower doses of estrogen than those used in the past, prompting reconsideration of risks and benefits.
Insulin resistance contributes to the increased risk of type 2 diabetes in individuals with polycystic ovary syndrome.
An AAEP task force created recommendations for medical evaluation of psychiatric patients presenting to the ED.