CDC Seeking Comment on Updated Clinical Practice Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids

Published: 02/14/2022

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Center for Injury Prevention and Control is in the process of updating the 2016 CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain.  The CDC is seeking comments on the updated guidelines.

The guideline is intended to be a clinical tool to improve communication between providers and patients and empower them to make informed, patient-centered decisions related to safe and effective pain care. The guideline recommendations

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