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Pharmacology/Drug Development

2020 Sep 20

Pain Med

All-Cause and Overdose Mortality Risk Among People Prescribed Opioids: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.


Larney S, Peacock A, Tran LT, Stockings E, Santomauro D, Santo T, Degenhardt L
Pain Med. 2020 Sep 20.
PMID: 32951045.


To estimate all-cause and overdose crude mortality rates and standardized mortality ratios among people prescribed opioids for chronic noncancer pain and risk of overdose death in this population relative to people with similar clinical profiles but not prescribed opioids.