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Do Higher Opioid Doses Lead To Worse Outcomes?

May 1, 2017 6:30:00 AM by Mitch Evans posted in Research, Opioid Therapy, Pain Management, Opioid Doses

A recent study published in The Journal of Pain found that patients prescribed higher opioid doses experienced greater pain intensity, higher health care utilization, and poorer quality of life. Is this a breakthrough finding or an obvious correlation?

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