Dr. Mitchell Shiffman on Hepatitis C Spread in Barbershops and Nail Salons
Feb 01, 2012 | Matthew Turowski
Mitchell Shiffman, MD, head of the Liver Institute of Virginia, discusses the potential for spread of hepatitis C via improperly disinfected utensils in barbershops and nail salons. This video was recorded at the annual meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology.
As the use of long-term opioid therapy to treat chronic pain continues to be a hotly debated topic, a new study in PAIN analyzed the extent to which patients misuse their medications and the risk of addiction associated with these behaviors.