Tag: National Institute on Drug Abuse

Pain Specialists Pile on CDC Opioid Guidelines

Meeting Coverage – Pain Week —Chronic pain patients were left out to dry by Elizabeth Hlavinka, Staff Writer, MedPage Today September 05, 2019 LAS VEGAS — The 2016 CDC guidelines on opioid prescribing have had lasting consequences for patients with chronic pain, an expert said here. In the 3 years since the guidelines were published,…

Opioid Summaries by State

Revised May 2019 2017 Opioid-Involved Overdose Death Rates (per 100,000 people) State Opioid Involved Overdose Deaths Rates and Prescribing Levels. * TO SEE TABLE BY STATE OF “OPIOID INVOLVED OVERDOSE DEATHS/100,000 PERSONS, 2017” COMPARED TO “OPIOID PRESCRIPTIONS/100 PERSONS” GO TO THE ORIGINAL ARTICLE AT: https://www.drugabuse.gov/drugs-abuse/opioids/opioid-summaries-by-state#.XVkoopeSSYE.facebook Opioid overdose deaths are identified using underlying cause-of-death codes X40–X44,…