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Papers: 26 Jun 2021 - 2 Jul 2021

Human Studies


J Pain Res


Opioid Doctor Shopping: A Rare Phenomenon Among Patients with Chronic Non-Cancer Pain Followed in Tertiary Care Settings.


Kaboré J-L, Choinière M, Dassieu L, Lacasse A, Pagé GM
J Pain Res. 2021; 14:1855-1861.
PMID: 34188532.


Opioid doctor shopping has not yet been investigated in patients followed in tertiary care settings. This study aimed at assessing the prevalence of opioid doctor shopping among patients with chronic non-cancer pain (CNCP) (ie, pain lasting ≥3 months) attending multidisciplinary pain clinics in Quebec, Canada.