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The vision for the MGD NPC is to promote evidence-based pain management.

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The mission of the Michael G. DeGroote National Pain Centre is to improve the management of pain through the dissemination of best practice information.




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Cashing in on the opioid crisis

Mar 28, 2020, 12:00 PM by Genevieve Perono in collaboration with Sarah Cash, Quan Zhou and Ali Imran
Provides an overview of the opioid crisis, current means of treatment and the role of pharmaceutical companies in the rise of treatment costs.

The frequent misuse of opioids, a drug used for pain management, has led to a global opioid crisis. Efforts are now in place to make naloxone, a drug that reverses opioid overdoses, more accessible to non-medical personnel. But why are their prices going up? This video provides an overview of the opioid crisis, current means of treatment and the role of pharmaceutical companies in the rise of treatment costs.

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