Opioids for Chronic Non-cancer Pain
Chronic opioid therapy, and specifically its access, has undergone dramatic swings over the last 30 years, with little focus on the data until recently. There is a clear focus on minimizing opioid initiation and employing opioid mitigating treatments. In this chapter, we review the current guideline statements regarding safe prescribing and discuss their role on the non-cancer-related patient.
KeywordsCDC recommendations Non-cancer pain Compliance testing
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