CNN Transcript Sanjay Gupta MD, Aired November 17, 2012 Painkillers Number 1 Cause of Accidental Death Retrieved from on February 26, 2014…

Please read the attached articles. Please research additional information regarding the abuse, addiction and deaths pertaining to painkillers.

CNN Transcripts – Dr. Sanjay Gupta

Zohydro – Super Painkiller

Discussion:

  1. What is the solution to the problem of the abuse of pain medications?
  2. What types of restrictions would you recommend to prevent continuous abuse of these prescriptions?
  3. How could these prescriptions be kept off the streets (illegal sales and illegal use)?
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1. What is the solution to the problem of the abuse of pain medications?The solution to the problem of pain medications include;a) The use of non-addictive pain killers to replace those drugs…