Overlooked: Two takes on doing better with opioids

Massachusetts

In the face of an opioid crisis fueled in part by overprescribing, health care institutions and policymakers are rushing to restrict the opioid supply. However, hasty restrictions on opioids without evidence risks harming chronic pain patients. In this panel, Dr. Bruce Trigg and Dr. Stefan Kertesz discuss how we find the balance between overtreatment and undertreatment on this hot-button issue.

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