Increased Opioid Use in US Military Raises Concerns

CME Author: Charles P. Vega, MD

CME/CE Released: 10/10/2014 ; Valid for credit through 10/10/2015

Increased opioid use: The problem of opioid misuse and overdose is portrayed as a national problem, but data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggest that regional differences in the availability of opioids play a critical role in the danger associated with opioid analgesics. More.