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Could CDC guidelines be driving some opioid patients to suicide?

Dickson EJ. Rolling Stone. March 9, 2019.

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March 20, 2019
Dickson EJ. Rolling Stone. March 9, 2019.

Unintended consequences of restrictions enacted to combat the opioid crisis are a concern for patients and prescribers. This magazine article reports on an effort to raise awareness of the potential for patient harm due to lack of legitimate access to opioids for chronic pain as a result of the 2016 CDC opioid prescribing guidelines.