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HSR&D Career Development Award Enhancement Initiative

Quality of Care and Patient Outcomes Following Discontinuation of Long-Term Opioid Therapy in High-Risk Patients

by Travis Lovejoy, PhD
Seminar date: 2/12/2019

Description: This presentation will describe historical trends in opioid prescribing in the U.S. and VA and identify clinical and health services outcomes following opioid taper and discontinuation. Clinical implications of these findings will be discussed. Intended Audience: The intended audience for this presentation includes clinicians, researchers, and health care administrators.

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