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

Rose AJ, Bernson D, Chui KKH, et al. Potentially Inappropriate Opioid Prescribing, Overdose, and Mortality in Massachusetts, 2011-2015. J Gen Intern Med. 2018;33(9):1512-1519. doi:10.1007/s11606-018-4532-5.

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October 3, 2018
Rose AJ, Bernson D, Chui KKH, et al. J Gen Intern Med. 2018;33(9):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.

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Rose AJ, Bernson D, Chui KKH, et al. Potentially Inappropriate Opioid Prescribing, Overdose, and Mortality in Massachusetts, 2011-2015. J Gen Intern Med. 2018;33(9):1512-1519. doi:10.1007/s11606-018-4532-5.