AAPM Endorses the FOVA FY 2021 Budget Recommendation

AAPM endorsed the Friends of VA Medical Care and Health Research (FOVA) FY 2021 budget recommendation of $860 million for the VA Medical and Prosthetic Research program. Full story .

Associations Between Stopping Prescriptions for Opioids, Length of Opioid Treatment, and Overdose or Suicide Deaths in US Veterans: Observational Evaluation

The objective of this study is to examine the associations between stopping treatment with opioids, length of treatment, and death from overdose or suicide in the Veterans Health Administration.  Read the abstract ....
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Study Shows Safety Initiative Decreases Opioid Use in VA Patients with Little Impact on Pain Scores

New research published in Anesthesiology reports that after an Opioid Safety Initiative (OSI) was implemented at the Veterans Health Administration, patients undergoing knee replacement surgery were prescribed significan...
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