Inpatient Opioid Use and Insufficient Weaning Pre-Discharge May Increase Outpatient Opioid Prescriptions

Source: American Thoracic Society
According to the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine scientists who conducted the study, theirs is the first large-scale evaluation of the impact of in-hospital opioid prescribing on post-discharge opioid use.
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