Opioids in prison : can we reduce their use ?

  title={Opioids in prison : can we reduce their use ?},
  author={Javier Velasco Montes and Silvia Gonz{\'a}lez D{\'i}ez},
In March 2016, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta published the CDC Guidelines for prescribing opioids for chronic pain1. They gather quite thoroughly relevant aspects in prescribing this relevant pharmacological group. It is compulsory to acknowledge that opioids have proved effective in improving pain and functionality in neuropathic and non-tumor-related nociceptive pain in clinical trials of less than 12 weeks duration2, 3. However, using opioids entails some… CONTINUE READING