The Canadian Press

2016-08-24 | CMA Opioid Prescriptions

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A group that represents Canadian doctors in legal matters says opioids are being over-prescribed across the country. Doctor Gordon Wallace with the Canadian Medical Protective Association says a group of health care providers will sit down in Vancouver today to discuss how the issue can be addressed without sacrificing patient care. (Wallace says Canada now ranks second only to the US in per capita use of prescription opioids.)

Date: 2016-08-24
Placeline: VANCOUVER.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 11 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << we've been over prescribing and we need to reset this the challenges to reset this in the way that you actually are adequately treating pain >>