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Opioid prescribing patterns, overdose risk in teens, young adults

Peer-Reviewed Publication

JAMA Network

What The Study Did: Researchers used a private insurance claims database in the U.S. to examine  opioid prescribing patterns and how they were associated with overdose risk among 2.7 million adolescents and young adults without cancer.

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Authors: Kao-Ping Chua, M.D., Ph.D., of the University of Michigan Medical School in Ann Arbor, is the corresponding author.


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