Infographic that says '9 out of 10 patients who have suffered an overdose on prescription painkillers have been prescribed more pills following an overdose'

Opioid Prescriptions After an Overdose [Infographic]

A new study shows that 9 out of 10 patients who have suffered an overdose on prescription opioid painkillers have been given further opioid prescriptions after an overdose. 70% of these overdose cases, mostly from ignorance on the part of the physicians, have resulted in the same physician being responsible for prescribing before and after…