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2020 Jul 17

Int J Colorectal Dis

One-year risk of opioid use disorder after index hospitalization for inflammatory bowel disease.


Reja M, Hajela N, Makar M, Marino D, Bhurwal A, Rustgi V
Int J Colorectal Dis. 2020 Jul 17.
PMID: 32681379.


Patients with inflammatory bowel disease are commonly prescribed opiates for pain. We sought to determine the incidence of opiate use disorder after inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) admission over a 1-year period as well as its impact on mortality and hospital resource utilization.