Written by: Claire Cameron on February 20, 2018
She is the lead author of an important study published in JAMA Internal Medicine. It is a study of voluntary, patient-centered opioid tapering in outpatients with chronic pain.
The Stanford Pain Medicine Twitter feed does a good job of explaining the implications:
"Patient-centered, voluntary opioid tapering shows good patient engagement, significant opioid reduction in 4 months *without increased pain* (Potential low-cost, comfortable solution for some patients.)"
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