NYSDA Publications

CDC Issues Clinical Practice Guideline on Prescribing Opioids for Pain

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued, as part of its latest Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), its clinical practice guideline on prescribing opioids for pain.  CDC notes that this guideline provides recommendations for clinicians providing pain care, including those prescribing opioids, for outpatients aged 18 years or older.  To read the CDC clinical practice guideline on prescribing opioids for pain, use the first link below.  To access the complete latest CDC MMWR, use the second link below.
https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/71/rr/pdfs/rr7103a1-H.pdf?ACSTrackingID=USCDC_921-DM93326&ACSTrackingLabel=This%20Week%20in%20MMWR%20-%20Vol.%2071%2C%20November%204%2C%202022&deliveryName=USCDC_921-DM93326  (CDC clinical practice guideline on prescribing opioids for pain)
https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/71/wr/pdfs/mm7144-H.pdf?ACSTrackingID=USCDC_921-DM93326&ACSTrackingLabel=This%20Week%20in%20MMWR%20-%20Vol.%2071%2C%20November%204%2C%202022&deliveryName=USCDC_921-DM93326  (CDC complete MMWR)