Patients used fewer opioid tablets when surgeons cut back prescriptions, but there is more work to be done on safe medication disposal.
Health Care Delivery, Policy, and Economics
Organ donation must increase to meet the current need of patients awaiting transplants. A “presumed consent” organ donor model could help.
Study of people in treatment for addiction shows 90% had a history of alcohol overdose and 80% of the time they were taking other addictive drugs at the time they overdosed
How a transformative long-term model plans to reshape the culture of hiring, mentoring and advancement of early-career surgeons at Michigan Medicine.
Research on Firearm Injuries to U.S. Children Gets 30 Times Less Funding Per Death than Other Causes
Study spotlights mismatch between number of firearm deaths in children age 1 to 18, and research to understand, prevent and treat the reasons for those deaths.
A new analysis of firearm deaths from 1999-2017 examines changes in each state within age, gender and racial/ethnic groups.