“As medical science continues to argue against forced opioid tapering, the folks at PROP are promoting the CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain.

A study of 15,000 patients published this month shows that variability in opioid dose may be a risk factor for opioid overdose, suggesting that practitioners should seek to minimize dose variability when managing long-term opioid therapy.”

“A group called PharmedOut, a partner of Physicians For Responsible Opioid Prescribing (PROP) is circulating a petition in support of the controversial CDC Opioid Guideline.

http://nationalpainreport.com/forced-opioid-taper-not-ideal-says-study-prop-pushing-back-8839647.html

Advertisements