Dr. Ian Mitchell

Dr. Ian Mitchell (Photo from Linkedin.com)

On the street they call it dance fever, friend, or Tango and Cash. Fentanyl is a fast-acting narcotic that's used in hospitals for pain relief. If used improperly Fentanyl can cause death. Across the province there has been a rise in deaths because of Fentanyl.

Dr. Ian Mitchell is an emergency room physician at Royal Inland hospital. He joined us on the line.

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