Who Use Opioids Are Addicts?

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12 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…show more content…
Substances are placed in their respective schedules based on whether they have a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States, their relative abuse potential, and likelihood of causing dependence when abused.? All of this information has been confirmed by the FDA. When was Opioids Created Oxycodone is the main drug I am concentrating on even though there are many opiates or schedule II drugs that are considered Opioids. Oxycodone was first created as part of an effort to find non-addictive alternatives to morphine and heroin, which were commonly used in medicine before World War I. Oxycodone is an opioid analgesic, ?Pain Killer? that is most often prescribed to control moderate to severe pain that must not be used with other medications. It is a slightly synthetic opiate that was created in 1916. The chemicals found in Poppy plants also make as morphine and heroin. Opiate:?A drug (such as morphine, codeine or heroin) containing or derived from opium or the opium poppy, used to alleviate pain, or induce sleep or euphoria. "Some Facts You Should Know About the History of Oxycodone." A Forever Recovery. 2014. Web. 10 Mar. 2016. Opioid:?A synthetic or semi-synthetic substance producing an opium-like effect, often prescribed for the alleviation of moderate to severe pain; a prescription painkiller in the opiate class. What Era patients first
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