The Opioid-Free ED: Coming Soon to a Hospital Near You

From Medscape. The time has come to seriously explore the use of nonopioid analgesia for managing pain in the emergency department, said experts speaking at the American Academy of Emergency Medicine.

“Relying on opioids as the primary analgesics for moderate to severe pain is inadequate, unsafe, and costly,” said Sergey Motov, MD, from Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. Read more.