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Opioid Prescribing Guidelines Are Slowing The Flow Of Pills — But Progress Is Slow

Opioid Prescribing Guidelines Are Slowing The Flow Of Pills — But Progress Is Slow

NPR - Julie Appleby

When they started practicing medicine, most surgeons say, there was little or no information about just how many pain pills patients needed after specific procedures. As a result, patients often were sent home with the equivalent of handfuls of powerful and addictive medications. Then the opioid …

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