May 31, 2017 | opioid therapy

The CDC Prescribing Guidelines

 Perspective on Genesis and Utility

At PAINWeek 2016, a panel of medical, legal, and pharmacy specialists convened to offer their views on the recently introduced prescribing guidelines for chronic pain from the CDC. In this segment, Dr. Ziegler and Dr. Fudin summarize some of the concerns voiced over the guideline development process, and the utility of the guidelines for primary care practitioners.