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Volume:8 Issue:9 Number:2 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #12310
Ace Report Cover General Orthopaedics

Predictors of Prolonged Opioid Usage after Prescribed for Acute Musculoskeletal Injury Pain

Study Type:Meta-analysis/Systematic Review
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:2

Predictors of Prolonged Opioid Use After Initial Prescription for Acute Musculoskeletal Injuries in Adults A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Observational Studies

Ann Intern Med . 2020 Aug 18.

Contributing Authors: JJ Riva ST Noor L Wang V Ashoorion B Sadeghirad R Couban JW Busse F Foroutan

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Thirteen retrospective studies with 132,633,93 patients were included to analyze predictors with prolonged opioid use in adult patients with acute musculoskeletal injuries in outpatient settings. Results demonstrated risk factors including older age, physical comorbidity, and past or present substance use disorder. The study was limited in heterogenous data.

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