January Opioid Article of the Month:
Consequences of the Opioid Epidemic:
Decade of Research Shows Spike in Drug Use-Associated Infective Endocarditis

The January Opioid Article of the Month highlights a newly published study investigating the impact of the opioid crisis on cases of infective endocarditis in North Carolina.

This serious heart condition can be caused by drug injections, and the article shows the connection between the spike in drug-use associated infective endocarditis and the opioid epidemic.

To learn more, check out the January Opioid Article of the Month!

Ward, A. (2018, December 4). Consequences of the opioid epidemic: decade of research shows spike in drug use-associated infective endocarditis. Contagion Live. Retrieved from https://www.contagionlive.com/news/consequences-of-the-opioid-epidemic-decade-of-research-shows-spike-in-drug-useassociated-infective-endocarditis

See past Opioid Articles of the Month here.


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