Dr. Mel Pohl, Chronic Pain Expert, Addresses New Prescribing Guide For Opioids in Primary Care

Dr. Mel Pohl, Chronic Pain Expert, Addresses New Prescribing Guide For Opioids in Primary Care

The Centers for Disease Control has proposed evidence-based clinical guidelines for prescribing opioids in primary care. These guidelines would support increased education of those who write these prescriptions, hopefully leading them to more judicious opioid prescribing. With these guidelines, the CDC is encouraging careful and thoughtful opioid prescribing by primary care practitioners treating patients with…