Opioid Abuse in Chronic Pain--Misconceptions and Mitigation Strategies

N Engl J Med. 2016 Mar 31;374(13):1253-63. doi: 10.1056/NEJMra1507771.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Analgesics, Opioid / therapeutic use*
  • Chronic Pain / drug therapy*
  • Chronic Pain / physiopathology
  • Drug Tolerance
  • Humans
  • Opioid-Related Disorders / diagnosis
  • Opioid-Related Disorders / epidemiology
  • Opioid-Related Disorders / physiopathology
  • Opioid-Related Disorders / prevention & control*
  • Receptors, Opioid, mu / metabolism

Substances

  • Analgesics, Opioid
  • Receptors, Opioid, mu