Pharmacy Resources

 

Provider and Clinical Resources

Prevention of Prescription Opioid Abuse: The Role of the Dentist
Encouraging dentists to incorporate practical safeguards when prescribing opioids, consistently educate patients about how to properly secure unused medication, screen patients for substance abuse disorders, and develop a treatment referral network.

Role of the Primary Care Physician in Problems of Substance Abuse
Information on how to recognize addiction, guidelines for treatment, and techniques for brief intervention.

Prescription History of Emergency Department Patients Prescribed Opioids
A study examining ED discharges with a prescription for opioid pain medications (Colorado)

Opioid Overdose Rates and Implementation of Overdose Education and Nasal Naloxone Distribution in Massachusetts: Interrupted Time Series Analysis
A study demonstrating the effectiveness of overdose education and nasal naloxone distribution (OEND) programs in reducing opioid overdose death rates.

Oklahoma Statute, title 63, Section 1-2506.2 Prescription of opiate antagonists to family members 
A link to Oklahoma’s legislation detailing the use of non-prescription Naloxone for individuals who exhibit signs of certain overdose.