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Opioid Prescribing Trends - U.S., Canada and Sweden

2019 06 Sep

A recent study, published in JAMA Network Open, reported that U.S. and Canadian patients were seven times more likely to receive an opioid prescription after surgery compared to patients in Sweden. Overprescription of opioids has become a problem in the U.S. and leaves patients at risk of opioid use disorder. This is also evident internationally as... Read more