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1/5 This week, my #SundaySpotlight on #PublicHealth science shines light on a new @JAMA_current study on #marijuana use during pregnancy.
2/5 While researchers caution about potential confounders, their data very much suggest that #cannabis use during pregnancy is associated with increased risk of preterm birth.
3/5 The findings are particularly concerning since an accompanying study from @NIDAnews & @samhsagov finds that a growing number of U.S. moms-to-be are using #marijuana.
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1/5: I usually wait to do a #SundaySpotlight, but on the heels of the #RxSummit2019 & given legitimate concerns of chronic pain patients, I felt this was article was just too important to delay sharing👇🏽
No Shortcuts to Safer Opioid Prescribing | NEJM…
2/5 The Guideline is intended for primary care clinicians treating chronic pain for those 18 and older. misapplication includes applying the Guideline to patients in active cancer treatment, experiencing acute sickle cell crises, or experiencing post-surgical pain.
3/5: The Guideline does not support abrupt tapering or sudden discontinuation of opioids. This can result in in severe opioid withdrawal symptoms including pain and psychological distress.
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