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8th Edition of Nursing World Conference

October 17-19, 2024 | Baltimore, USA

October 17 -19, 2024 | Baltimore, USA
NWC 2017

Carlos A Archilla

Speaker at Nursing Conferences - Carlos A Archilla
Nemours Children’s Hospital, United States
Title : Not all narcotics are created equal: A comprenhensive review of opioids, prescribing patterns and literature review


The presentation will cover the effects of commonly prescribed opioids, will define the term narcotic, and will discuss the effects of direct to consumer advertisement. We will also discuss the results of an institutional poll that assessed the attitudes towards prescribing opioids. Will also discuss pain development, pain options and will review recent literature.

Audience Take Away

• More patients are asking for pain relievers-Direct to Consumer Advertisement effect

• Great number of physicians, have significant concerns when prescribing opioids. Internal polling will show practitioners’ attitudes in sample institution

• Opioids are largely prescribed in the USA

• Pain fiber development

• Opioid side effects and basic pharmacology

• Current literature review


Dr. Carlos A. Archilla is the Chairman of the Anesthesiology Department at the Nemours Children’s Hospital in Orlando, Florida, USA. He graduated from the University Of Puerto Rico School of Medicine and completed his training in Anesthesia, Pediatric Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. He is an Associate Professor at Florida State University and the University of Central Florida, College of Medicine. He is a frequent presenter and expert panelist at national and international meetings. He is a member of the American Society of Anesthesiologists and the European Society of Pediatric Anesthesia.