U.S. Opioid Crisis: July Special Section

By ASN Staff


The July issue of Kidney News features a special section on the US opioid epidemic and the correlation with kidney disease.

 

Interactive Map

interactive map.PNGPlease see the CMS interactive map which "displays the Medicare Part D opioid prescribing rate for 2016. The Part D opioid prescribing rate reflects the percentage of a prescriber’s total Part D claims that are opioid prescriptions.

The map can be used to explore geographic comparisons of the Part D opioid prescribing rate at the state, county, and ZIP code-levels".


Kidney News articles

In Wake of Opioid Epidemic, Nephrologists Aim to Balance Pain Control, Safety in Patients

Investigators Probe Kidney Effects of Opioid Abuse, Misuse

ASN, Peer Societies Advocate for Safe Alternatives to Manage Pain

Opioid legislation includes slew of provisions to curb misuse

CMS to Focus on Data Reporting and Monitoring, Prevention, and Treatment to Address Opioid Crisis

Illicit Drug Use Linked with Disease Progression and Early Death in Kidney Disease Patients


In recent publications, the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN) and the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (CJASN) released articles and stuides on the topic of opioids and kidney disease.
 

JASN

Opioid Prescription, Morbidity, and Mortality in United States Dialysis Patients


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Heroin Use Is Associated with AA-Type Kidney Amyloidosis in the Pacific Northwest

Opioid Analgesics and Adverse Outcomes among Hemodialysis Patients

The Changing Spectrum of Heroin-Associated Kidney Disease

Appropriate Use of Opioids in Patients with Kidney Diseases

 

 

 

 

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The July issue of Kidney News features a special section on the US opioid epidemic and the correlation with kidney disease.

 

Interactive Map

interactive map.PNGPlease see the CMS interactive map which "displays the Medicare Part D opioid prescribing rate for 2016. The Part D opioid prescribing rate reflects the percentage of a prescriber’s total Part D claims that are opioid prescriptions.

The map can be used to explore geographic comparisons of the Part D opioid prescribing rate at the state, county, and ZIP code-levels".


Kidney News articles

In Wake of Opioid Epidemic, Nephrologists Aim to Balance Pain Control, Safety in Patients

Investigators Probe Kidney Effects of Opioid Abuse, Misuse

ASN, Peer Societies Advocate for Safe Alternatives to Manage Pain

Opioid legislation includes slew of provisions to curb misuse

CMS to Focus on Data Reporting and Monitoring, Prevention, and Treatment to Address Opioid Crisis

Illicit Drug Use Linked with Disease Progression and Early Death in Kidney Disease Patients


In recent publications, the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN) and the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (CJASN) released articles and stuides on the topic of opioids and kidney disease.
 

JASN

Opioid Prescription, Morbidity, and Mortality in United States Dialysis Patients


CJASNabstract2.PNG

Heroin Use Is Associated with AA-Type Kidney Amyloidosis in the Pacific Northwest

Opioid Analgesics and Adverse Outcomes among Hemodialysis Patients

The Changing Spectrum of Heroin-Associated Kidney Disease

Appropriate Use of Opioids in Patients with Kidney Diseases