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Opioid Prescribing Rates in Nonmetropolitan and Metropolitan Counties Among Primary Care Providers Using an Electronic Health Record System — United States, 2014–2017

Description
Examines opioid prescribing rates among primary care providers for six urban-rural classification categories of counties, before and after the March 2016 release of CDC's Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain.
Author(s)
Macarena C. García, Charles M. Heilig, Scott H. Lee, et al.
Citation
MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 68(2), 25-30
Date
01/2019
Type
Document
Organization
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Tagged as
Healthcare quality · Pharmacy and prescription drugs · Primary care · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data