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    Opioid Chronic Pain Managment Reports Heavily Swayed
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    Sirpdh posted:
    I have been scouring the web trying to find recent papers, reports, and statistics on the use, benefits,addiction, and overdoses associated with opioids used to treat chronic pain. However, I have been unable to find reports on the topic that are not biased. By biased, I am referring to medical papers that site like-minded individuals rather than raw data. The Pain Research forum contains many papers of this nature. I have also tried looking into the CDC, but the statistics that I was able to find, did not appear to separate recreational users from patients.


    Are there any statistical unbiased reports readily available that only encompass reputable pain clinics' patients that have received opioids for chronic pain management?
     
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    An_246419 responded:
    Try looking in some of the Journals that deal with pain and pain management. Don't forget to look at European Journals and those from other English speaking countries like Australia, New Zealand and others. 19lin
     
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    blessedladyptl responded:
    You aren't going to find stats with specifics like the one you mentioned. The specifics are an important piece of the puzlie that i missing. For example, OD death don't have a breakdown of patients that were being prescribed pain meds for chronic pain and someone that got their driugs on the streets. You might find a rough precentage, But, you won't find the info the percentages came from or the specifics of those patients.


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