Oct 04, 2017 | opioid therapy

Rational Opioid Prescribing: A Rational Goal?

Can opioids be rationally prescribed for chronic pain? Dr. Stacey considers some of the components of getting there, including strengths and limitations in the current CDC guidelines, the practice of tapering; elements of patient assessment, red flags to watch for, and the proper role of opioids in the multimodal treatment of chronic pain.

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