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July 30, 2021
Black patients received different opioid prescriptions compared to White patients, even after clinicians were given additional patient-level data.
July 27, 2021
A new study finds a 2-step chronic pain screening process helped identify patients in primary care with previously undocumented chronic pain.
July 19, 2021
Data show total amount of patients pre-guideline was 558,175 compared to 532,962 patients after the release of the guideline.
July 07, 2021
Physicians who performed well on ABIM examination less likely to prescribe opioids for back pain compared to physicians who did not perform well.
June 12, 2021
Opioid prescription decreased substantially in 2 years following 2016 CDC guideline for prescribing opioids for chronic pain.
May 19, 2021
A daily opioid dose higher than 90 MME is associated with 3-fold risk increase, compared to 90 MME or lower.
May 14, 2021
Data show sublingual sufentanil tablets did not affect pain scores, but did benefit patient satisfaction outcomes.
April 22, 2021
New research over 2 decades shows patients with opioid use disorder are often prescribed opioid analgesic prior to OUD diagnosis, although rates have decreased in recent years.
March 10, 2021
Management of the painkiller addiction crisis looked optimistic headed into 2020. The pandemic brought a heavy toll to efforts that took years to establish.
December 16, 2020
Telemedicine visits for opioid use disorder increased from 0.48% in week 1 to 23.53% in week 13 in 2020.