Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Patients who get opioids in the ER are less likely to use them long-term

(American College of Emergency Physicians) Compared to other medical settings, emergency patients who are prescribed opioids for the first time in the emergency department are less likely to become long-term users and more likely to be prescribed these powerful painkillers in accordance with The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines. A paper analyzing 5.2 million prescriptions for opioids is being published online today in Annals of Emergency Medicine.
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