November 04, 2022
ASA Reviewing the Newly Updated CDC Guideline
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced the availability of the new clinical practice guideline, titled CDC Clinical Practice Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Pain — United States, 2022 that updates and expands the CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain—United States, 2016. The updated guideline provides evidence-based recommendations for clinicians who provide pain care to patients with subacute, acute, or chronic pain.
ASA is reviewing the revised guidelines.
Read the guidelines here.