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Patients with low back pain or pain at multiple sites at highest risk for chronic opioid use

16:58 EST 17 Dec 2018 | 2 Minute Medicine

1. Risk factors for chronic opioid use were highest in patients that had multiple sites of pain or low back pain. 2. The authors observed that patients with shoulder, knee and neck pain had the lowest unadjusted risk for chronic opioid use. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Study Rundown: Patients with low back pain are […]

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