The CDC is raising awareness of the risk to patient health and safety due to misapplication of the Opioid Guideline for chronic pain. Please read the recent commentary in the New England Journal of Medicine, where authors of the 2016 CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain advise against misapplication of the Guideline that can put patients’ health and safety at risk.

For more information, click here: CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain.