In Case You Missed It: CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids

May 30, 2019
Health Policy

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is raising awareness of the risk to patient health and safety due to misapplication of the opioid guideline for chronic pain.  Please read the recent commentary in the New England Journal of Medicine, where authors of the 2016 CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain advise against misapplication of the guideline that can put patients’ health and safety at risk.