Journal Article
Review

Labeling morphine milligram equivalents on opioid packaging: a potential patient safety intervention.

Stone AB, Urman RD, Kaye AD, et al. Current pain and headache reports. 2018;22:46.

Recent efforts to address the opioid crisis include developing prescribing guidelines and changing policy. This review suggests that including a morphine milligram equivalent on opioid labels could reduce the potential for prescription-related harm. A PSNet perspective discussed opioid misuse as a patient safety problem.