Who’s writing prescriptions for opioid pain relievers?

Tuesday, December 29, 2015 - 10:35 in Health & Medicine

While prescriptions for opioid pain relievers were concentrated in specialties for pain, anesthesia, and physical medicine and rehabilitation, it was general practitioners who dominated total prescriptions among Medicare prescribers based on sheer volume, according to an article published online by JAMA Internal Medicine. Researchers have suggested small groups of prolific prescribers and pill mills drive […]

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