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Prescribing Opioids: Physicians Must Assess Carefully, Document Rigorously to Avoid Liability

13:07 EDT 21 Aug 2017 | AHC Media

The human toll of the opioid crisis is enormous, with millions of Americans suffering from addiction and more than 90 people dying each day from opioid overdoses. It is widely recognized that a significant part of the problem is the overprescription of pain medications, such as oxycodone and fentanyl. For physicians who prescribe such medications, this presents important challenges.

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