The opioid overdose epidemic has a new player on the block and its name is Paradigm
fentanyl.
Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid developed in 1960. Its initial use was as an anesthesia adjunct in the operating room but over the years its use has broadened to acute post-operative analgesia and the management of chronic pain.  Fentanyl is highly potent with an estimated potency of 50-100 times that of morphine.  Paradigm is an excellent publication  by the Illinois Institute for  If you click on this link: Opioid Epidemic , you will get access to this wonderful publication with information so necessary in fighting addiction.  Please enjoy and intellectually prosper.  Save lives. 

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