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CDC Clarifies Opioid Prescribing Guidelines For Chronic Pain

News | May 20, 2019

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On February 28, 2019, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) clarified its opioid prescribing guidelines issued in 2016 to emphasize that physicians should use their “clinical judgment” when treating people with chronic pain conditions. In a letter to interested physicians at the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, the American Society of Clinical Oncology, and…

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