Hospitals Limit Exposure to OpioidsAugust 14, 2017 |
by Alexandra Olgin
President Donald Trump announced his intent to declare the opioid crisis a national emergency. Once that is official it would free up government officials to dedicate more people and resources for treatment. Carolinas HealthCare System is trying to curb the amount of opioid medicines patients are introduced to while in the hospital with alternative treatments.
Nurse Chelsea Blalock picks up bottles of scented oils on what she calls a comfort cart.