Nearly one-third of patients with pre-surgical knee, hip, and spine OA taking opioids | ACR

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Takeaway
  • Nearly one-third of patients with pre-surgical knee, hip, and spine osteoarthritis (OA) reported using prescription opioid medication for their OA pain. 
Why this matters
  • Opioid prescribing is under increasing scrutiny amidst concerns about the potential for misuse. 
Study des...