Examining opioid prescribing after new Florida law

What The Study Did: Researchers compared opioid prescribing at discharge from the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, across 25 procedures before and after a Florida law that mandated changes to opioid prescribing went into effect in 2018.

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Authors: Steven B. Porter, M.D., of the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, is the corresponding author.

(doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.4913)

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