Characteristics of older adults receiving opioids in primary care: treatment duration and outcomes.

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OBJECTIVE To describe characteristics of older adults who received opioids for chronic non-cancer pain (CP), ascertain types of opioid treatments received, and examine associations between patient characteristics and treatment outcomes. DESIGN Retrospective cohort study. SETTING Primary care practice in New York City. PATIENTS Eligible patients were… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1526-4637.2010.00883.x

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