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Guideline for opioid therapy and chronic noncancer pain.

Busse JW, Craigie S, Juurlink DN, et al. Guideline for opioid therapy and chronic noncancer pain. CMAJ. 2017;189(18):E659-E666. doi:10.1503/cmaj.170363.

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May 31, 2017
Busse JW, Craigie S, Juurlink DN, et al. CMAJ. 2017;189(18):E659-E666.

Opioid pain medications carry high risk for adverse drug events, and opioid misuse is a growing patient safety concern. This guideline provides recommendations to augment safe prescribing of these high-risk medications for patients with chronic noncancer pain.

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Busse JW, Craigie S, Juurlink DN, et al. Guideline for opioid therapy and chronic noncancer pain. CMAJ. 2017;189(18):E659-E666. doi:10.1503/cmaj.170363.