Opioid Prescribing Limits & Acute Pain


Opioid prescribing and acute pain is a popular topic, discussed in several disciplines. This article (Disappointing Early Results From Opioid Prescribing Limits for Acute Pain) shares early results from opioid prescribing limits for acute pain. In response to the opioid epidemic, acute pain prescribing limits were put in place from 2016 to 2019. This paper gives insight on how these limits have been enacted and results thereafter.

Authors: Kao-Ping Chua, MD, PhD, Lauren Kimmel, BS, Chad M. Brummett, MD

Check it out at JAMA Network Online.

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