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Surgeons' opioid-prescribing habits are hard to kick.

Appleby J; Lucas E.

July 10, 2019
Appleby J; Lucas E.

Solutions to address the opioid epidemic should focus on both public health and individual behaviors. This news article reports on an analysis of 5 years of Medicare data that revealed particular physician prescribing behaviors that exceed current guidelines and contribute to opioid misuse.