Prescription drug abuse: executive summary of a policy position paper from the American College of Physicians.


The inappropriate use and abuse of prescription drugs is a serious public health problem. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has declared that the United States is in the midst of an epidemic of deaths from prescription drug overdose (1). The CDC reports that prescription drug overdose is the second leading cause of deaths from… (More)
DOI: 10.7326/M13-2209


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