Topics

The HHS Guide to Patient-Centered Dose Reduction or Discontinuation of Long-term Opioids

20:00 EDT 9 Oct 2019 | JAMA

In this Viewpoint, co-chairs of the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) workgroup on patient-centered reduction or discontinuation of long-term opioid analgesics summarize their 2019 guidance, including criteria for and approaches to opioid tapering; behavioral health support; and management of withdrawal symptoms, pain, and other complications.

Original Article: The HHS Guide to Patient-Centered Dose Reduction or Discontinuation of Long-term Opioids

NEXT ARTICLE

More From BioPortfolio on "The HHS Guide to Patient-Centered Dose Reduction or Discontinuation of Long-term Opioids"

Quick Search

Relevant Topic

Pain Disorder
Pain is a feeling (sharp or dull) triggered in the nervous system which can be transient or constant. Pain can be specific to one area of the body eg back, abdomen or chest or more general all over the body eg muscles ache from the flu. Without pain ...