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CDC issues recommendations for prescribing opioids for chronic pain | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist

The recommendations focused on 3 areas: starting or continuing opioids for chronic pain; opioid selection, dosage, duration, follow-up, and discontinuation; and assessing risk and addressing harms of opioid use.

Testing for cellulitis, opioid use recommendations, and more | ACP Hospitalist

Summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly.

FDA Update Archives | ACP Hospitalist

ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.

Encouraging use of subcutaneous opioids reduces IV opioid prescribing, pilot study finds | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist

One general medicine unit educated prescribers and nursing staff about subcutaneous opioid administration and successfully adopted a standard of practice preferring oral and subcutaneous opioids over IVs.

New labeling on long-acting opioids and fluoroquinolones | ACP Hospitalist

Details on recalls, warnings and approvals.

Anticonvulsant may increase mortality risk when coprescribed with opioids | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist

All doses of pregabalin were associated with increased odds of opioid-related death compared to taking opioids without pregabalin, but the risk was higher with pregabalin doses above 300 mg/d.

Test yourself: Opioid therapy | ACP Hospitalist

The following cases and commentary, which address opioid therapy, are excerpted from ACP's Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP14).

Recognizing and treating opioid dependence | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist

Recognizing and treating opioid dependenceAnti-coagulation risks are known, but manageableACP announces high-value, cost-conscious care initiative

The revolving door of opioid overdose | ACP Hospitalist

Experts offer advice on prescribing for patients who've overdosed.

New opioid warnings, powdered glove ban | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist

Immediate-release opioids will carry a new boxed warning about the serious risks of misuse, abuse, addiction, overdose, and death.

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