Journal Article
Commentary

A piece of my mind. The patient you least want to see.

Chen JH. JAMA. 2016;315:1701-2.

Providing insights from a physician regarding the complexity of prescribing opioids safely, this commentary discusses several elements of the care environment that can affect safe pain management, including patient-centeredness, uncertainty, bias, collaborative decision-making, and hierarchy. A WebM&M commentary described best practices for opioid prescribing.