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In episode 8 we discuss the article about opioid tapering and discontinuation, and the risks of suicide and overdose.
Larochelle MR, Lodi S, Yan S, Clothier BA, Goldsmith ES, Bohnert ASB. Comparative Effectiveness of Opioid Tapering or Abrupt Discontinuation vs No Dosage Change for Opioid Overdose or Suicide for Patients Receiving Stable Long-term Opioid Therapy. JAMA Netw Open. 2022;5(8):e2226523. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.26523
We also discuss the recent Ruan vs. United States supreme court decision about pill mills.
Episode 8 Credits:
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