Trends in the prescription of opioids for adolescents with non-cancer pain.

@article{Richardson2011TrendsIT,
  title={Trends in the prescription of opioids for adolescents with non-cancer pain.},
  author={Laura P Richardson and Ming Yu Fan and Carolyn A McCarty and Wayne J. Katon and Mark James Edlund and Andrea Devries and Bradley C. Martin and Mark Sullivan},
  journal={General hospital psychiatry},
  year={2011},
  volume={33 5},
  pages={
          423-8
        }
}
OBJECTIVES Opioids are among the most commonly abused drugs among adolescents, and the prescription of these drugs has increased over the last decade. The goal of the current study is to examine trends and factors associated with prescription opioid use among adolescents with common non-cancer pain (NCP) conditions, sampled from two contrasting populations. METHODS We conducted a secondary data analysis examining time trends from 2001 to 2005 in opioid use in two dissimilar populations: a… CONTINUE READING
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