Definition: Supply Induced Demand, Dopesick, Opioid-use Disorder, Agonist, Adverse Childhood Experience Score, Warm Handoff

Supply induced demand

Demand created by unnecessary pushing, availability, and/or excess of supply (opioids by pharmaceuticals)

 

Dopesick

Illness from withdrawal symptoms from a drug

 

Opioid-use disorder

Misuse of opioids

 

Agonist

A chemical that binds to a receptor and activates the receptor to produce a biological response

 

Adverse Childhood Experience Score

Score from a test to gauge extent of adverse experiences a person had in childhood, to gauge potential for negative repercussions in their lives later

 

Warm hand-off

A transfer of care between two members of the health care team, where the handoff occurs in front of the patient and family

 

 

Congratulations to Japanese Women for Winning Soccer World Cup Finals 2011

Congratulations to the Japanese women soccer team for winning the 2011 FIFA World Cup in soccer!

They fought courageously, coming back from a goal down twice reasonably late in the game to tie it 2-2 in extra time. Then they won it decisively on in penalty kicks, not needing to finish the set to win it 3-1, becoming the first Asian soccer World Cup champions. Absolutely true to their underdog label to the very end!

The US may have seemed to have dominated play, with 27 shots to a dozen or so by the Japanese. However, it was all an illusion. The Japanese had more shots on goal than the US, at 6-5. The Japanese also had the ball 53% of the time.

The US was the flashier team, but the Japanese was the more consistent team.

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Boston Bruins Get Justice in Game 7 Stanley Cup Finals Win of Karmic Proportions

Talk about justice, or karma! The Boston Bruins won Game 7 of the 2011 Stanley Cup Finals against the Vancouver Canucks in all the ways the Canucks had beaten them in Vancouver in three previous games. You can get the stats and game highlights elsewhere. I’ve got the karmic analysis here… just the way Vancouverites like to think about the universe. 😉

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