A recent American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) press release highlighted the findings of a study "Regional Variation in Prescription Medication Abuse and Illicit Drug Abuse" that included remarks by one of the study authors, Dr. Buvanendran.…
His co-authors of the study were Mario Moric, MS and Kenneth J. Tuman, MD, Professor and Chairman of the Department.
The findings of the study were also reported elsewhere.
- "Research Reveals Decline in Illicit Drug Abuse, Prescription Drug Abuse on the Rise"
Science Daily, October 15, 2012.
- "ASA: Illicit Drug Abuse Down, Prescription Drug Abuse Up,"
Doctors Lounge/HealthDay, October 16, 2012.
- "Illicit Drugs Down But Prescription Drug Abuse Climbing,"
All Voices, October 16, 2012.