The development of a comprehensive risk-management program for prescription opioid analgesics: researched abuse, diversion and addiction-related surveillance (RADARS).

@article{Cicero2007TheDO,
  title={The development of a comprehensive risk-management program for prescription opioid analgesics: researched abuse, diversion and addiction-related surveillance (RADARS).},
  author={Theodore J. Cicero and Richard C. Dart and James A. Inciardi and George E Woody and Sidney H. Schnoll and Alvaro Muňoz},
  journal={Pain medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={8 2},
  pages={157-70}
}
UNLABELLED OBJECTIVE. Beginning in the late 1990's a marked increase in abuse of OxyContin emerged, which led to the development and establishment of a proactive surveillance program to monitor and characterize abuse, named the Researched Abuse, Diversion and Addiction Related Surveillance (RADARS) System. The main goal of RADARS was to develop proactive, timely and geographically sensitive methods to assess the abuse and diversion of OxyContin, along with a number of other Schedule II and III… CONTINUE READING
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