Escalating Opioid Dose Is Associated With Mortality: A Comparison of Patients With and Without Opioid Use Disorder (1 CME)

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Earn 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ while learning more about escalating opioid dose and it's association with mortality from this journal article from The Journal of Addiction Medicine 2019. Yih-Ing Hser, Ph.D, Andrew J. Saxon, MD, Larissa J. Mooney, MD, Karen Miotto, MD, Yuhui Zhu, MS, Caroline K. Yoo, MPH, Di Liang, PhD, David Huang, DrPh, and Douglas S.Bell, MD, PhD

Learning objectives: 

1.) Identify longitudinal patterns of opioid prescribing that may be associated with mortality

2.) Recognize differences in opioid prescribing patterns among varying demographic characteristics and health conditions

3.) Recognize the importance of PDMPs as critical tools for decreasing the risk of overdoses


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