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Presentation by Opioid Expert Dr. David Juurlink Oct 17 in Halifax

The past two decades have witnessed a dramatic increase in opioid prescribing, along with an increase in opioid-related harms.

Dr. David Juurlink’s lecture, “Reflections on the North American Opioid Crisis” will discuss the measures needed to reduce the toll of opioid addiction and improve the care of patients with chronic pain.

Dr. David Juurlink is the Eaton Scholar and professor of medicine, pediatrics and health policy at the University of Toronto, where he is director of the Division of Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology. Biography…

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Dalhousie University
Sir Charles Tupper Building – Theatre B
5850 College Street, Halifax

Light refreshments will be provided. This event is hosted by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia.