Targeted Educational Intervention Helped Reduce Opioid Exposure in Adult Inpatients
Despite a nationwide effort to reduce opioid exposure in the face of an epidemic, little information is available regarding inpatient prescribing practices.
Understanding the current opioid prescribing rules is necessary for clinicians to safely and effectively treat patients with chronic pain conditions.
The use of benzodiazepine, only if prescribed, may not affect retention of methadone medication-assisted treatment.
Buprenorphine-naloxone may be more cost-effective than extended-release naltrexone as first-line treatment for opioid use disorder.