“It’s noteworthy to point out that in reviewing the 66 references cited in this publication, more than 55 of them were published prior to 2016. Meaning the same research was available to the CDC before they published their 2016 Guidelines for Chronic Pain. Yet the CDC claims no research on the long term use of opiates in chronic pain were available, or that what they did review, was inconclusive.
It would appear the expert panel the CDC used to review literature was not so expert. That or, they only looked for research that fit the conclusions they wanted to draw. Our tax dollars at works once again….”
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