CDC Opioid Restrictions Reading List

CDC Opioid Restrictions Reading List
(as of June 22, 2017)

In March 2016, the CDC published a guideline for opioid prescribing, which is being codified into laws, even though it was intended only as a guideline for PCP doctors.

Pain itself is hard to live with but the latest restrictions on opioid doses are imposing serious suffering on pain patients.

The posts below are all about the consequences of the guideline so far.

CDC Guideline for Opioid Prescribing

The numbers/statistics

Response to CDC Guideline on Opioid Prescribing

Impact of opioid restrictions on pain patients

Media hype against opioids is not based on facts

For information about opioids used for pain management:

Chronic Pain and Opioids Reading list