NJ Spotlight News

Potential impact of CDC's new opioid prescription proposals?

Clip: 02/22/2022 | 3m 51s | Video has closed captioning.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has proposed new guidelines for prescribing opioids for pain treatment, that will eliminate dosage caps on treatment. If authorized, the change will enable some patients to receive more than 90 morphine milligram equivalent-size doses to treat their pain. Dr. Lewis Nelson discusses how the change could dangerously impact patients in the state.

Aired: 02/22/22

Rating: NR

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