Opioid epidemic or opioid shortage: The struggle is real

A guest column by the American Society of Anesthesiologists, exclusive to KevinMD.com.

The grayish white zippered sheet being laid on the patient stretcher was the first clue.

It was the middle of a busy day at the hospital. I had been taking care of several patients for their elective surgeries in the operating room (OR) when …

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