Opioid Abuse in Chronic Pain — Misconceptions and Mitigation Strategies

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  • McLellan A
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The epidemic of opioid abuse is related in part to incomplete understanding of pain-relief management, opioid tolerance, and opioid addiction. Among the prevention strategies are more widespread sharing of data about opioid neuropharmacology and opioid-use patterns.

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  • Nora D. Volkow

  • A. Thomas McLellan

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