To help combat the opioid crisis, nurses in the mother/baby unit at Cleveland Clinic Fairview Hospital have implemented several new protocols aimed at selective use of narcotic medications.
A Q&A with two leading pain management experts provides insight into opioid use and abuse in the U.S. compared to Europe.
Addressing and resolving the problem of opioid use in pregnancy is a moral and ethical imperative for Ob/Gyns and for healthcare nationwide. Cleveland Clinic women’s health is taking a proactive approach.
Nurses on the front lines of caring for overdose victims join Cleveland Clinic’s opioid task force. The group battles the opioid epidemic through clinical care, health policy, and education and prevention efforts.