What is opiophobia?
It is the fear medical doctors experience of prescribing needed pain medications for patients.
"Opiophobia is the syndrome of failure to administer adequate opioid analgesics because of the fear of producing addiction or toxicity. The
Still, opiophobia relating to pain-flare treatment is prevalent. For example, some hospitals and other medical institutions have removed meperidine (Demerol®) from their formularies due to fear that a
well as that opiophobia - which has now permeated the entire Washington State health culture and also unlawfully influences medical licensing decisions.
"Opiophobia is the prejudice against the use and prescription. of opioid analgesics. ... ED physicians have significant opiophobia."
"The Rise of Opiophobia: Is History a Barrier to Prescribing? Author Rhodin, A." This article seems to be right on according to the title. The history
"The Rise of Opiophobia: Is History a Barrier to Prescribing?" Dr. Romayne Gallagher "The history of opiophobia in North America" J.S. Hochman MD
Again, opiophobia is the problem, but where does it come from? # posted by Les Bain @ 6:09 PM Wizard Creek Consulting
constitute addiction, and opiophobia is itself another evil of the drug war just as is medical marijuana prohibition. For some patients
If you have been living with Opiophobia, now is the time to learn how easily you can now be free." This looks questionable. It looks like a overcoming fear for _____
of opiophobia, but so far, I have not found a readily available copy. # posted by Les Bain @ 5:58 PM Wizard Creek Consulting
Opiophobia: what is it and where does it come from? - Interesting Facts - -
So the why of opiophobia is outmoded knowledge and the War on Drugs. It just raises more questions on why.
negative or can cause a dependency, opiophobia has some ligitimate underpinnings in the fear. While not all OTC or perscription drugs are
Opiophobia does exist, it is legitimate for a variety of reasons and the court has no right to determine what risks you choose to take or
Opiophobia is not completely about the potential of becoming addicted. Its also about the detrimental side effects that can come with these drugs...
If you have been living with Opiophobia, now is the time to learn how easily you can now be free. Recent Customers at:
Opiophobia is usually caused by an intense negative experience from your past. But your mind can also create that fear seemingly without basis
you know your opiophobia is illogical. But it has persisted because your subconscious has attached the idea of fear of medical doctors
"Opiophobia" is a term coined by clinicians who believe patients in America are suffering pain needlessly. Prescribers with opiophobia
ignore the investigative machinery that opiophobia has built. "We have established a bureaucracy to catch doctors making errors," says a leading researcher in pain treatment