Long-Term Opioid Use Could Depend on the Doctor Who First Prescribed It by JAN HOFFMAN


By JAN HOFFMAN

A study of the use of opioid painkillers found that patients who had encountered a “high-intensity” prescribing doctor in the emergency room were more likely to become long-term users.

Published: February 14, 2017 at 07:00PM

from NYT Health http://ift.tt/2lMvnl3
via IFTTT

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s