Who Use Opioids Are Addicts?

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8 ENG102 Healthcare Care Management Individuals who use Opioids are Addicts Presented By Donovan Greenfield Presented to Professor Jessica Felizardo March 17, 2016 THESIS STATEMENT Individuals who use Opioids are Addicts? Outline Thesis Statement History of Opioids & Statistics What drugs are considered Opioids? When was Opioids Created? What Era patients first prescribed Opioids? Americas usage with Opioids Estimated number in the U.S. who are addicted Death toll in Massachusetts What Addiction Characteristics to Opioids Pain Killers and Pain Management Cancer patients Chronic Pain Patients Treatment plan for Pain Changes and plans for Addiction Physical Therapy Support Groups Individual Support from Friends and Family Conclusion Donovan Greenfield Professor Jessica Felizardo English 102 March 17, 2016 Individuals Who Use Opioids are Addicts History/ drugs are considered Opioids Individuals who use Opioids are Addicts. The history of this very debatable topic is very educational and interesting. Opioids are drugs that are prescribed for severe to chronic pain, some examples of opioids are: morphine,?methadone, Buprenorphine,?hydrocodone, and?oxycodone.?Heroin?is also an opioid and is illegal. Opioid drugs sold under brand names include: OxyContin?,?Percocet?, Palladone?(taken off the market 7/2005),Vicodin?, Percodan?, Tylox? and?Demerol? among others. These drugs are also classified as a schedule II drug.
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