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Issue 1: March, 2022

Message from the Registrar – Prescribing Benzodiazepines and Z-Drugs

Physicians are aware of the harmful effects of Benzodiazepines and Z-drugs when used long-term or in combination with opioids. The profession has achieved significant improvement in prescribing Benzodiazepines and Z-Drugs, with a significant reduction in co-prescribing these medications with opioids. Prescribing is particularly challenging when caring for legacy patients and when attempting to taper dosages……

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Report from Council

The Council welcomed Ms. Damilola Iduye to the role of Public Representative representing the African Nova Scotian community. Ms. Iduye is a…

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