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July 8, 2020

Donor-derived human herpesvirus 8 and development of Kaposi sarcoma among six recipients of organs from donors with high risk sexual and substance use behavior

American Journal of Transplantation : Official Journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons
Sheila C DollardChristie P Thomas
July 7, 2020

Opioid Use Disorder Treatment and Potential Interactions With Novel COVID-19 Medications: A Clinical Perspective

The Primary Care Companion to CNS Disorders
Zeeshan MansuriTaranjeet Jolly
July 8, 2020
Open Access

Dexmedetomidine as an Opioid-Sparing Agent in Pediatric Craniofacial Surgery

Srijaya K ReddySophie R Pestieau
July 6, 2020

An Emerging Role for Prolactin in Female-Selective Pain

Trends in Neurosciences
Yanxia ChenFrank Porreca
July 2, 2020
Open Access

Characterizing non-heroin opioid overdoses using electronic health records

Amelia J AverittAdler J Perotte
July 8, 2020

An Effective Intervention: Limiting Opioid Prescribing as a Means of Reducing Opioid Analgesic Misuse, and Overdose Deaths

The Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics : a Journal of the American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics
Brandi C FinkRichard S Larson
July 8, 2020

Evaluation of the Effect of Erector Spinae Plane Block in Patients Undergoing Belt Lipectomy Surgery

Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Aysun Yıldız AltunAzize Beştaş
July 3, 2020

Family members lived experience with an opioid addicted loved one

Journal of Addictive Diseases
Marianne Adam, Erin Kitt-Lewis
July 9, 2020
Open Access

Management pathway for emergency department patients in the setting of the opioid epidemic and emergency department overcrowding

Clinical and Experimental Emergency Medicine
Kiersten GurleyShamai Grossman
July 6, 2020

Characteristics of sleep disturbances related to substance use disorders

Zhurnal nevrologii i psikhiatrii imeni S.S. Korsakova
M V VetrovaE M Krupitsky
July 8, 2020
Open Access

Implication of Opioid Receptors in the Antihypertensive Effect of a Novel Chicken Foot-Derived Peptide

Anna Mas-CapdevilaFrancisca Isabel Bravo
July 2, 2020
Open Access

COVID-19, Medication-Assisted Treatment, and Increased Risk for Further Respiratory Depression

The American Journal of Psychiatry
Jenny Boyer

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