Originally posted on November 4, 2019 at 11:04am, on Vice.com. Locate the link to the article below to read more. https://www.vice.com/en/article/d3a9v7/quest-diagnostics-2019-health-trends-report-doctors-are-still-hesitant-to-treat-chronic-pain-patients-who-take-opioids?fbclid=IwAR2QL8gJhC3JUHN_5YJvIBFG6IutrvcmGls17bsUpZjgLe2a2A2SlyL2QFw
If you have an issue with the CDC Guidelines and Opioids, this is the read for you.
CSC Advises Against Misapplication of the Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain
Some policies, practices attributed to the Guideline are inconsistent with its recommendations Media Statement Embargoed Until: Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 5 PM, EDT Contact: Media Relations (404) 639-3286 In a new commentaryexternal icon in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), authors of the 2016 CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain (Guideline) advise against misapplication of the Guideline that can…
CDC Quick Reference for Healthcare Providers and Prescribing Opioids
LINK TO ORIGINAL ARTICLE: https://www.cdc.gov/drugoverdose/pdf/Guidelines_Factsheet-a.pdf
CDC Opioid Prescribing Guideline: Unintentional Consequences?
Posted on July 11, 2018 by Angelika Byczkowski I’m sick of reading how all the horrible and entirely predictable consequences of the CDC Opioid Prescribing Guideline were “unintentional” and “unforeseeable”. The broad misinterpretation of the CDC’s Opioid Prescribing Guideline as establishing fixed limits on opioid prescribing has stranded hundreds of thousands of pain patients in…