Lung cancer

Why physicians should be ‘driving instructor’ when it comes to opioids: Natasha Smallwood

When it comes to opioid prescribing, respiratory physician Associate Professor Natasha Smallwood says discussion is lacking in a critical area that can put patients and the public at risk for harm: driving. Of 1022 outpatients with advanced non small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) seen between 2015 and 2019 , 205 were commenced on opioid therapy.  ...

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