Opioid prescribing in emergency departments: the prevalence of potentially inappropriate prescribing and misuse.

@article{Logan2013OpioidPI,
  title={Opioid prescribing in emergency departments: the prevalence of potentially inappropriate prescribing and misuse.},
  author={Joseph E. Logan and Ying Liu and Leonard Joseph Paulozzi and Kun Zhang and Christopher M Jones},
  journal={Medical care},
  year={2013},
  volume={51 8},
  pages={646-53}
}
OBJECTIVE Emergency departments (EDs) routinely provide care for patients seeking treatment for painful conditions; however, they are also targeted by people seeking opioid analgesics for nonmedical use. This study determined the prevalence of indicators of potential ED opioid misuse and inappropriate prescription practices by ED providers in a large, commercially insured, adult population. RESEARCH DESIGN AND INDICATORS We analyzed the 2009 Truven Health MarketScan Research Databases to… CONTINUE READING
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