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Evidence Brief: Benefits and Harms of Long-term Opioid Dose Reduction or Discontinuation in Patients with Chronic Pain

Mackey K, Anderson J, Bourne D, Chen E, Peterson K. Evidence Brief: Benefits and Harms of Long-term Opioid Dose Reduction or Discontinuation in Patients with Chronic Pain. 2019 Aug 1.




Abstract:

The ESP Coordinating Center (ESP CC) is responding to a request from VA Health Services Research and Development Service (HSRandD) for an evidence brief on patient outcomes following long-term opioid dose reduction or discontinuation. Findings from this evidence brief will be used to inform prioritization of questions for a State-of-the-Art conference in September 2019.





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