Morphine Equivalent Dosing: Now and in the Future

Date: 
03/13/2017

eBook: Morphine equivalent dosing (MED) determines a patient’s cumulative intake of any drugs in the opioid class over 24 hours in an effort to help reduce the likelihood of overutilization. Healthcare professionals can play an important role in averting overuse and overdose by paying attention to and recognizing MED, and at times, “pressing pause” to allow for further evaluation. Learn more about:

  • How MED is calculated and evaluated
  • Where morphine dosing problems start
  • Keeping track of MED – now and in the future
  • Clinical Drug Information MED solutions

Download eBook

Learn more about Medi-Span MED solutions

You may also like:

Blog Post

It may not be exciting or cutting-edge, but the pharmaceutical supply chain and pharmacy profession’s operations are tied to an infrastructure that depends on a 10- or 11-digit number: the

View Blog Post
Blog Post

A recent study found the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) in combination with oral anticoagulant therapy in patients with atrial fibrillation was associated with an increased risk of major bleeding compared...

View Blog Post
Blog Post

Last week, the U.S. Senate passed its ambitious Opioid Crisis Response Act of 2018 (S.2680) by a vote of 99 to 1. The bill differs...

View Blog Post

RxPerts Academy

Stay in the Know

Sign up to start receiving notifications via email of our upcoming webinars!

Sign Up