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Assessing benefits and harms of opioid therapy
  • Published Date:
    3/14/16
  • Language:
    English
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    Patients with pain should receive treatment that provides the greatest benefit. Opioids are not the first-line therapy for chronic pain outside of active cancer treatment, palliative care, and end-of-life care. Evidence suggests that nonopioid treatments, including nonopioid medications and nonpharmacological therapies can provide relief to those suffering from chronic pain, and are safer. Learn more: ww.cdc.gov/drugoverdose/prescribing/guideline.html Fact sheet for: Dowell D, Haegerich TM, Chou R. CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain — United States, 2016. MMWR Recomm Rep 2016;65:1–49. Date from document properties. assessing_benefits_harms_of_opioid_therapy-a.pdf
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