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11 September 2018

Documented Pain Diagnoses in Adults Prescribed Opioids: Results From the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, 2006–2015

Publication: Annals of Internal Medicine
Volume 169, Number 12
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cover image Annals of Internal Medicine
Annals of Internal Medicine
Volume 169Number 1218 December 2018
Pages: 892 - 894

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Published online: 11 September 2018
Published in issue: 18 December 2018

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Tisamarie B. Sherry, MD, PhD
The RAND Corporation and Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts (T.B.S.)
Adrienne Sabety, BA
Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts (A.S.)
Nicole Maestas, MPP, PhD
Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts (N.M.)
Acknowledgment: The authors thank Kevin Friedman for excellent research assistance.
Financial Support: By the National Institute on Aging (grant R01AG026290), the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (grant DGE1144152 to Ms. Sabety), and a gift from Owen and Linda Robinson.
Reproducible Research Statement: Study protocol and statistical code: Available from Dr. Sherry (e-mail, [email protected]). Data set: Available at www.cdc.gov/nchs/ahcd/datasets_documentation_related.htm.
This article was published at Annals.org on 11 September 2018.

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Tisamarie B. Sherry, Adrienne Sabety, Nicole Maestas. Documented Pain Diagnoses in Adults Prescribed Opioids: Results From the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, 2006–2015. Ann Intern Med.2018;169:892-894. [Epub 11 September 2018]. doi:10.7326/M18-0644

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