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How common is long-term opioid use after job injury?

JAMA Network Open

What The Study Did: This observational study included 46,000 injured workers in Tennessee who weren't taking opioids at the time of their injury and looked at how common long-term opioid use was and what factors were associated with it.

Authors: Zoe Durand, Ph.D., of the Tennessee Department of Health in Nashville, is the corresponding author.


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