Survey of select practice behaviors by primary care physicians on the use of opioids for chronic pain.

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OBJECTIVE To assess the use of opioids by primary care physicians for the treatment of chronic pain. METHODS A written survey was completed by 248 primary care physicians. Outcomes of interest included type of opioids prescribed, common pain diagnoses treated, opioid prescribing concerns, treatment of patients with a history of substance use disorders and… (More)

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@article{Bhamb2006SurveyOS, title={Survey of select practice behaviors by primary care physicians on the use of opioids for chronic pain.}, author={Bhushan Bhamb and David Brown and Jaishree Hariharan and Jane Anderson and Stacey L Balousek and Michael Fleming}, journal={Current medical research and opinion}, year={2006}, volume={22 9}, pages={1859-65} }