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Thursday, April 5, 2012
‘Notoriously Inaccurate’ Medical Reference Tool Could Be Killing Thousands
"A widely used medical reference tool for administering drugs, is so inaccurate, two prominent doctors call it “the death table” because of the more than 15,000 estimated deaths from overdoses they associate with it each year."
It just makes you wonder, how any family physician, orthopedist or any other type of medical physician would NOT refer to a Doctor of Chiropractic first, before utilizing powerful pain medications excessively that are well established in medical research to significantly increase mortality and fatality risks? Dr. Press
Below is their opinion paper regarding the use of opioid prescriptions in medicine.