New guidance for safe opioid prescribing for hospitalized patients with acute pain

April 5th, 2018 | Posted by admin in Uncategorized

Even as current research demonstrates that hospitalized patients' exposure to opioids has contributed to the nationwide addiction epidemic, there is little guidance on the safe prescribing of these pain killers in the inpatient, non-operative setting. Now, a national working group has developed a Consensus Statement intended to inform safe prescribing of opioids for hospitalized adults with acute pain.
Source: Health Medicine Science Daily

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