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Examining association of opioid dose tapering with risk of overdose, mental health crisis


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JAMA Network

What The Study Did: Whether there are associations between opioid dose tapering and rates of overdose and mental health crisis among patients prescribed long-term, higher-dose opioids was assessed in this observational study.

Authors: Alicia Agnoli, M.D., M.P.H., M.H.S., of the University of California, Davis, in Sacramento, is the corresponding author.

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