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Deaths among opioid users: impact of potential inappropriate prescribing practices.

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To examine the association between potential inappropriate prescribing practices of opioids and deaths among opioid users in the Georgia Medicaid population.

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Name: The American journal of managed care
ISSN: 1936-2692
Pages: e98-e103

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