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Arun Radhakrishnan

Arun Radhakrishnancreated the topic: Improving opioid-prescribing and pain management practice: Learnings from the front-line

I am excited to introduce a new PainQI series on Quorum highlighting howprimary care organizations are successfully improving opioid-prescribing andpain management practice across Ontario. By learning from our peers in the field, we can work …

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  • Wanita UmerThe statement "80% of those addicted to opioids began with legitimately obtained prescriptions", is incorrect and stigmatizing, When people buy pills off the street they have no idea where they came from. I am asking that this statement please be removed as it leads to indifference towards those who need opioids to manage their pain.Thank you8 months ago
  • Arun RadhakrishnanHi Wanita,
    After reviewing the statistic, we agree that the studies on which the statistic was based did not establish the source of the opioids to be legitimately obtained prescriptions. We have removed this from the post above - thank you for pointing this out!
    Dr. Arun Radhakrishnan and Kathryn Rutherford from Health Quality Ontario7 months ago
  • Wanita Umer@Arun RadhakrishnanThank you so much!7 months ago