Do no harm : the opioid epidemic
—Wiland, Harry, author.
Book
2019
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"Do No Harm: The Opioid Epidemic follows author and director, Harry Wiland as he works to unearth the history and truth behind America's rampant opioid crises, and investigates how this crisis ballooned into an epidemic fueled by Big Pharma's ploys, the medical community's obliviousness, and policymakers lack of oversight"-- Provided by publisher.

Item Details
Subjects:
Opioid abuse -- United States -- History.
Opioids -- Therapeutic use -- United States.
Pain -- Treatment -- United States.
Pharmaceutical industry -- United States.
Public health -- United States.
Other Authors:
Benjamin, Georges, writer of foreword.
Kolodny, Andrew J., writer of preface.
Segall, Peter, author.
ISBN:
9781684423248
Description:
335 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Origins of a crisis
Ancient times to modern medicine
The science of pain and pain medicine
Arthur Sackler's marketing tactics
Purdue Pharma
The disease of addiction
Physicians for Responsible Opioid Presescribing (PROP)
Understanding addiction
The survivors : broken but unbowed
Talk therapy
Medically assisted treatment (MAT) or abstinence?
Public health campaigns and legal actions
The beginning of the end?
Changing the culture, ending the crisis.
LCCN:
2019025417
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