Opioid Prescribing

Opioid Prescribing Trends in Patients With, Without Cancer

Opioid Prescribing Trends in Patients With, Without Cancer

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Individuals with and without cancer may be affected in a similar manner by concerns surrounding opioids that have led to reductions in their prescribing.

Potential Opioid Overprescription May Be Common After Most Surgical Procedures

Potential Opioid Overprescription May Be Common After Most Surgical Procedures

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Opioids may be overprescribed frequently after surgery in most specialties.

Lower Socioeconomic Indicators Linked to Increase in Opioid Prescriptions

Lower Socioeconomic Indicators Linked to Increase in Opioid Prescriptions

Among disabled Medicare beneficiaries, county-level socioeconomic factors are associated with opioid prescriptions, with more prescriptions seen with lower socioeconomic indicators.

Opioid Prescribing vs Consumption Following Rhinoplasty

Opioid Prescribing vs Consumption Following Rhinoplasty

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Patients used only 40% of the hydrocodone-acetaminophen combination tablets prescribed to them following rhinoplasty.

Joint Commission Provides Insights Into Current Opioid Prescribing Trends, Pain Management

Joint Commission Provides Insights Into Current Opioid Prescribing Trends, Pain Management

The Joint Commission has provided insight into trends in opioid prescriptions over the last 3 decades, as well as current quality and safety problems in acute pain management.

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