Opioids: use and misuse in chronic pain management

Opioids use and misuse

Opioids: use and misuse in chronic pain management

December 2, 2020
Opioids have been historically used for pain for thousands of years, but opioid therapy for chronic non-cancer pain remains controversial, despite the fact that opioids are one of the most commonly prescribed medications in the United States.  The prevalence of chronic pain in the adult…