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Ten ERs In Colorado Tried To Curtail Opioids And Did Better Than Expected

DENVER €” One of the most common reasons patients head to an emergency room is pain. In response, doctors may try something simple at first, like ibuprofen or acetaminophen. If that wasn’t effective, the second line of defense has been the big guns. €œPercocet or Vicodin,€ explained ER doctor Peter Bakes of Swedish Medical Center, €œmedications…

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