chronic noncancer pain, nurse practitioner, opioids, prescribing



  1. Broglio, Kathleen DNP, ANP-BC, ACHPN, CPE
  2. Cole, B. Eliot MD, MPA


Abstract: Millions of Americans have chronic pain for which chronic opioid therapy may be warranted. In light of recent abuse of these medications, clinicians must exercise caution and develop uniform approaches to prescribing. It is possible to assess for opioid risk and safely prescribe opioids.