APhA: CDC guides providers in prescribing opioids for chronic pain

APhA: CDC guides providers in prescribing opioids for chronic pain

The new CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain provides recommendations to inform primary care clinicians who are prescribing opioids to treat chronic pain—pain lasting longer than 3 months or past the time of normal tissue healing—in adult patients outside of active cancer treatment, palliative care, and end-of-life care.... [Read more at APhA]