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Association of state-level opioid-reduction policies with opioid poisonings in kids

JAMA Pediatrics

What The Study Did: Researchers compared the rate of opioid poisonings in children and teens before and after implementation of state-level policies intended to decrease the amount of opioid medications prescribed and distributed.

Authors: Michael S. Toce, M.D., M.S., of Boston Children's Hospital, is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2020.1980)

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