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CDC Issues Final Opioid Prescribing Guidelines for Adults with Chronic Pain

Mar 18, 2016

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has finalized its guidance for primary care physicians prescribing opioids to adults for chronic pain in outpatient settings. AAPM&R's Clinical Practice Guidelines Committee commented during the guideline development process and is now reviewing the final guideline and its impact on physiatry.

View AAPM&R's comments on the proposed guideline here.