Journal Article

Potentially inappropriate opioid prescribing, overdose, and mortality in Massachusetts, 2011–2015.

Rose AJ, Bernson D, Chui KKH, et al. Journal of general internal medicine. 2018;33:1512-1519.

High-risk opioid prescribing practices contribute to increased opioid use and opioid-related harm. In this cohort study, researchers found that potentially inappropriate opioid prescribing was associated with increased risk of all-cause mortality and both fatal and nonfatal overdose.