Medications, medicating, and medicated—when, where, and how—opioids and others

Marjorie A. Bowman, Dean A. Seehusen, Anne Victoria Neale

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Medication therapy emerged as a theme for this issue—from many perspectives and for different conditions. We have several articles on opioids, including for pain/noncancer pain; use by older drivers and their reported driving; and the advantages of family medicine treatment sites. A related article explores chronic widespread pain and concurrent low back pain. In addition, this issue covers the gamut of prescribing inappropriate medications for older individuals and prescribing antibiotics when a CT scan of the abdomen would not have found an indication for such treatment. Other included topics include social complexity and impact on primary care physician income.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)489-490
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the American Board of Family Medicine
Issue number4
StatePublished - Aug 2020

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Family Practice


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