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2022 Aug




Opioid Knowledge and Prescribing Habits at a Large Tertiary Care Academic Center.


Prempreet B, Brennan M, Grigoropoulos G, Hintz A, Parikh S, Shah N, Wozniak A
Cureus. 2022 Aug; 14(8):e27843.
PMID: 36106268.


Opioids are commonly prescribed medications for pain management with high risks associated with chronic use. The inherent risk associated with opioids is worsened by variable prescribing practices used by prescribers. In the midst of the "opioid epidemic," perceptions of opioid prescription among healthcare practitioners have not been widely investigated.