Source: AAFP News
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s final Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain has been given an “affirmation of value” designation from the American Academy of Family Physicians, which reviewed the final version of the guideline after providing comments that outlined concerns with the draft guideline. Jennifer Frost, MD, medical director of the AAFP Health of the Public and Science Division, said the affirmation of value is a way to recognize the value of a guideline when the AAFP may not have full confidence in the methodology used.
Read the full AAFP News announcement.
View the Ohio Academy of Family Physicians resources on opioid prescribing guidelines.