Quality Improvement and Care Coordination: Implementing the CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic PainCenters for Disease Control and Prevention, 2018 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) aims to save lives and prevent prescription opioid misuse, opioid use disorder (OUD), and overdose by equipping providers with the knowledge, tools, and guidance they... read more
Trends in opioid use in commercially insured and Medicare Advantage populations in 2007-16: retrospective cohort studyThe BMJ, August 2018 The objective of this peer-reviewed research is to describe trends in the rate and daily dose of opioids used among commercial and Medicare Advantage beneficiaries from 2007-2016. read more
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In the event of an opioid overdose, call to connect with a licensed counselor, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can also talk to your doctor about medication-assisted treatment.