Rebecca Siegel

Jan 29 2019 - 12:18pm

Every year thousands of people in Oakland California arrive at the ED in the acute stages of opioid withdrawal.1 Opioid withdrawal, an agonizing process that involves vomiting, diarrhea, shivering and pain, has...

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Across 5 Counties, 29 Clinics, 14 Hospitals, Trained over 100 providers, approximately 400,000 emergency patients screened annually, 74 weekly appointments
Jan 22 2019 - 1:46pm

In October of 2015 Joshua J. Lynch, DO, a clinical assistant professor of emergency medicine in the Jacobs School and a physician with UBMD Emergency Medicine, read a paper that introduced him to the idea of Emergency Department based medication...

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Opioid-Related Overdose Death Rates (per 100,000 people)
Jan 15 2019 - 8:10am

In 2010, Ohio became the state with fourth highest rate of overdoses in the US, a title which it defended until becoming number three in 2016 and number two the following year.1  While victims increase in number,...

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Dec 18 2018 - 3:33pm

The emergency department has become a prominent battle-ground for our nation’s opioid epidemic. The CDC estimates that between July 2016 and September 2017 over 140,000 patients visited an ER for overdose nationwide. At a time where a staggering...

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