Chronic Pain and Opioids Reading List

Chronic Pain and Opiods Reading List
(as of 6/21/2017)

My personal experience with chronic pain

Explanation of physiological effects of opioids

Opioid Addiction

Chronic pain damages the body and mind

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.

For information about the guidelines and the resulting disaster:

CDC Opioid Restrictions Reading List