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To Help Stem Opioid Crisis, Limit Prescriptions

To Help Stem Opioid Crisis, Limit Prescriptions

January 2018

Just 10 opioid pills, or a three-day supply, is the recommended prescription for acute pain. Making that the electronic-medical-records system default effectively "nudges" physicians toward this approach that leaves little room for misuse or abuse, found a new study led by M. Kit Delgado, MD, MS.

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