About AHRQ’s Work
AHRQ’s data resources and analysis increase the evidence base to address opioid
June 23, 2021 - Study
Patterns of opioid administration among opioid-naive inpatients and associations … with postdischarge opioid use: a cohort study. … Patterns of Opioid Administration Among Opioid-Naive Inpatients and Associations With Postdischarge Opioid … A PSNet perspective discussed how to address the opioid crisis through a patient safety lens. … Patterns of Opioid Administration Among Opioid-Naive Inpatients and Associations With Postdischarge Opioid
April 01, 2021 - as opioid use disorders,
and it has other properties including less opioid-induced hyperalgesia and … , opioid dose, likelihood of opioid discontinuation, and adverse events (including
overdose and mortality … Effective
Treatments for Opioid Addiction. … No
shortcuts to safer opioid prescribing. … The search strategy included terms for pain and opioid tapering.
September 16, 2020 - Study
Association of opioid prescribing with opioid … Association of Opioid Prescribing With Opioid Consumption After Surgery in Michigan. … The authors suggest collecting patient-reported opioid consumption data in order to make opioid prescribing … Association of Opioid Prescribing With Opioid Consumption After Surgery in Michigan. … September 16, 2020
Association of state opioid duration limits with postoperative opioid
October 25, 2017 - Toolkit
Choosing Wisely Canada. … | March 14, 2018
Opioid misuse is a concern in both the United States and Canada. … This campaign shares 14 specialty-specific recommendations to improve opioid safety in Canadian hospitals … An Annual Perspective discussed the opioid crisis as a patient safety concern.
June 06, 2018 - Special or Theme Issue
Opioid Stewardship. … This special issue section explores one health system's efforts to address the opioid epidemic. … Copy Citation
Patterns of potential opioid misuse and subsequent … June 6, 2018
The burden of opioid-related mortality in the United States. … February 1, 2017
Efficacy, tolerability, and dose-dependent effects of opioid analgesics
October 21, 2020 - Study
Association of state-level opioid-reduction policies with pediatric opioid … Association of state-level opioid-reduction policies with pediatric opioid poisoning. JAMA Pediatr. … prescribing guidelines) with rates of pediatric opioid poisoning in New York. … Association of state-level opioid-reduction policies with pediatric opioid poisoning. JAMA Pediatr. … mortality from opioid-related overdoses.
May 27, 2020 - Study
Association of state opioid duration limits with postoperative opioid prescribing … Association of State Opioid Duration Limits With Postoperative Opioid Prescribing. … Association of State Opioid Duration Limits With Postoperative Opioid Prescribing. … events on hospitalized previously opioid-free surgical patients. … February 3, 2021
Association of opioid prescribing with opioid consumption after surgery
November 03, 2020 - Prior or early postoperative opioid use, or greater amounts of prescribed opioids (high number of opioid … hospitalization, emergency department visits, opioid overdose, all-cause death, opioid-related death … or higher opioid dose) found mostly strong associations with long-term opioid use. … Across 6 studies evaluating opioid-related disorders, including OUD and opioid misuse, 3 studies each … visits, opioid overdose, all-cause death, opioid-related death, and nonopioid-related death .
December 02, 2020 - Commentary
Classification of opioid dependence, abuse, or overdose in opioid-naive … Classification of opioid dependence, abuse, or overdose in opioid-naive patients as a "Never Event". … among opioid-naïve patients . … The authors suggest that opioid dependence, abuse, or overdose in an opioid-naïve patient undergoing … Classification of opioid dependence, abuse, or overdose in opioid-naive patients as a "Never Event".
April 01, 2020 - prior opioid tolerance. … Assessment of potentially inappropriate prescribing of opioid analgesics requiring prior opioid tolerance … with prior evidence of opioid tolerance in the claims data. … Patients without opioid tolerance who are prescribed medications that are intended only for opioid-tolerant … Assessment of potentially inappropriate prescribing of opioid analgesics requiring prior opioid tolerance
July 21, 2021 - Study
Alternatives to opioid education and a prescription drug monitoring program … cumulatively decreased outpatient opioid prescriptions. … opioid prescriptions. … This study analyzed the impact of implementing three quality improvement interventions on the opioid … opioid prescriptions.
January 01, 2021 - State of Opioid Use, Misuse, and Opioid Use Disorder among Older Adults
State of Opioid Use, Misuse … Opioid Use in Medicare Part D Remains Concerning. Washington, D.C. 2018. … www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/faststats/opioid/opioiduse.jsp? … Use, Misuse, and Opioid Use Disorder among Older Adults
Yet, prescription opioid use among older adults … As a result, older adults 65 and over are experiencing harm from opioid use.
October 25, 2017 - Government Resource
Opioid Overdose. … | April 6, 2016
Concerns about patient harm from prescription opioid misuse are increasing … This website provides guidelines for use of opioid medications and information to raise awareness about … March 26, 2008
FDA identifies harm reported from sudden discontinuation of opioid pain
September 07, 2019 - Origins of the Opioid Epidemic
Multiple factors combined to create the opioid epidemic, but from a … Moreover, opioid use disorder (defined as a pattern of opioid use that results in serious physical impairment … The intervention resulted in a sharp curtailing of opioid prescribing. … illicit opioid use. … as reducing opioid prescribing.
August 22, 2019 - U.S. adults
of all opioid
U.S. adults who use … chronic pain, 2013-2015
Source: MEPS Research Findings #43: Annual Opioid
November 03, 2020 - and opioid use
disorder and reducing opioid-related harms. … for
opioid misuse or opioid use disorder, and
management of misuse or opioid use disorder. … use, opioid-related
disorders, opioid misuse, and opioid-related
adverse events yielding 5402 citations … opioid use disorder, and reducing
opioid related harms. … treatments, prevent opioid misuse or
OUD, and reduce the risk of opioid-related
harms when opioid
June 29, 2019 - Prevention, Diagnosis, and Management of Opioids, Opioid Misuse and Opioid Use Disorder in Older Adults … c. identify opioid misuse or opioid use disorder in older adults? … disorders, opioid misuse, and opioid-
related adverse events. … and opioid analgesics. … opioid use.
April 11, 2018 - Commentary
Parenteral opioid shortage—treating pain during the opioid-overdose epidemic … Parenteral Opioid Shortage - Treating Pain during the Opioid-Overdose Epidemic. … This commentary discusses the adverse effects of strategies to address the opioid epidemic, such as tightened … regulations that led to opioid shortages. … Parenteral Opioid Shortage - Treating Pain during the Opioid-Overdose Epidemic.
April 12, 2017 - Study
Impact of the Opioid Safety Initiative on … opioid-related prescribing in veterans. … Impact of the Opioid Safety Initiative on opioid-related prescribing in veterans. … promising practices to foster safer opioid use. … Impact of the Opioid Safety Initiative on opioid-related prescribing in veterans.