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Is prescription painkiller abuse on the rise?

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Air date: September 16, 2012

Host: David Crabb, MD

Healthcare Policy & Public Health Patient Care Safety
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Interview: Palmer MacKie, M.D., Assistant professor of clinical medicine and Andrew Chambers, M.D., associate professor of psychiatry, both at Indiana University- Purdue University Indianapolis.



Two doctors who see increasing numbers of patients addicted to painkillers discuss their theory on why this is happening and the system they are developing to combat this epidemic. Palmer MacKie, M.D., assistant professor of clinical medicine, and Andrew Chambers, M.D., associate professor of psychiatry, both at the Indiana University School of Medicine, discuss the rising epidemic of prescription painkiller abuse and their plan to combat this epidemic at Wishard Hospital.

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