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

Rose AJ; Bernson D; Chui KKH; Land T; Walley AY; LaRochelle MR; Stein BD; Stopka TJ.

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.