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One in four adults prescribed addictive medicines, says PHE review

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I remember in the 1980s as a junior doc we were being berated for NOT TREATING PAIN PROPERLY. The analgesic ladder was published in 1986 and eventually anyone at A&E with a sprained ankle or even undiagnosed pain was sent away with some co-codamol 30/500 or similar. And the rest is history.

Posted date

11 Sep 2019

Posted time

2:23pm

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