Primary care doctors prescribe narcotics too often, according to a new study.
The FDA has approved a new combination painkiller that is more difficult to abuse.
Researchers found that oxycodone is the drug of choice for abusers.
Long-term use of prescription painkillers has become a serious problem in the United States, as an estimated 4.3 million adults in this country use these medications on a regular basis.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.