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Opioid Pseudoaddiction revisited.


I see little wrong with the term “pseudoaddiction.” The term, and the paper from which it was derived, has recently been the subject of some criticism.  But really there is not much wrong with the paper (yes, a single case report of which there are many in the medical literature).  It was published in Pain, … Continue reading

Heroin and Morphine; Almost the same?


I was watching CNN on Sunday night, a program about babies in Florida being born to mothers misusing/abusing oxycodone.  Yes the new “crack babies.” In fact the program was showing a graph of the number of “crack babies” decreasing as “oxy babies” increased, when they interrupted the program to announce a resolution to the “debt … Continue reading

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