Doctors Raise Alarm About Shortages Of Pain Medications

A pharmacy technician prepares syringes containing fentanyl in the sterile medicines area of the inpatient pharmacy at the University of Utah Hospital, in Salt Lake City.

Hospitals across the country are reporting significant shortages of pain medication. A survey of anesthesiologists found that 95 percent say it is impacting patient care.

(Image credit: Rick Bowmer/AP)