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Quick Poll

What to do with leftover opioids?

What to do with leftover opioids?

After surgery, you may be prescribed more opioid painkillers than you need. This can lead to potential misuse and abuse if the prescription drug gets into the wrong hands. If you have a leftover prescription drug, what is the best way to dispose of it? 

September 2017
Throw it out in the garbage | Le jeter à la poubelle
5% (1 vote)
Flush it down the toilet | Le jeter dans la cuvette
5% (1 vote)
Keep it in case you may need it | Le garder au cas où vous en auriez besoin plus tard
5% (1 vote)
Take it back to the pharmacy | Le rapporter à la pharmacie
86% (18 votes)
Total votes: 21

Coming soon

Opioid-Related Harms in Canada (September 14, 2017)

As the opioid crisis grows, this release provides an overview of opioid harms in Canada, including 2016–2017 data on emergency department visits and hospitalizations due to opioid poisoning.

2016–2017 Quick Stats for the Home and Continuing Care reporting systems (September 19, 2017)

The Home Care Reporting System (HCRS) Quick Stats provide a profile of clients who receive long-term home care services from publicly funded programs in participating jurisdictions. The Continuing Care Reporting System (CCRS) Quick Stats provide a profile of residents from submitting residential care and hospital-based continuing care facilities. Both sets of data tables include demographic, clinical and resource utilization information.

Physicians in Canada, 2016 (September 28, 2017)

Physicians in Canada, 2016 contains information on the supply, demographics, geographic distribution and migration of physicians in Canada between 2012 and 2016. It also contains information on the types of services provided by physicians, as well as payments from the provincial and territorial medical care plans between 1999–2000 and 2015–2016.

Canadian Mental Health Association — Mental Health for All Conference 2017 (September 18 to 20, 2017)

The theme of this year’s conference, taking place in Toronto, is It Takes a Nation. Mental health transformation requires the whole of government and the whole of Canada to implement solutions to problems that are already well understood. The conference’s streams align with federal priorities and will highlight and showcase how comprehensive and meaningful change can be accomplished when we put our minds together. Visit CIHI on the exhibit floor.

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