Relieving Pain in the Era of Fentanyl

Relieving Pain in the Era of Fentanyl

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Netflix has just released a new drama about the Oxycontin story. Many similar techniques were used to promote gabapentin and other drugs for pain. What have we learned about prescribing analgesics? How should we now treat pain, in an era when opioid overdoses in younger people have become an intractable epidemic? Dr. David Juurlink is one of Canada’s leading research clinical pharmacologists, and a renowned clinical teacher at the University of Toronto. He was the guest of the Therapeutics Initiative at this special hybrid event on Monday, August 28, 2023.

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TITLE: Relieving Pain in the Era of Fentanyl

WHEN: Monday, August 28th, 2023 at 08:30-09:30 AM PDT [convert to your local time]

WHERE: This is a free hybrid (in-person + online) event.

SPEAKER: Dr. David Juurlink


About the Speaker: Dr. David Juurlink is Head of the Division of Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology at the University of Toronto. He received degrees in Pharmacy and Medicine from Dalhousie University, followed by training in Internal Medicine, Clinical Pharmacology, Medical Toxicology and Clinical Epidemiology at U of T.

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