Category: Clinical trial

Individualized prescribing portraits to reduce inappropriate initiation of opioid analgesics to opioid naïve patients in primary care, REDONNA trial

REDONNA is a mixed-methods randomized study testing the effectiveness of individualized prescribing Portraits to reduce inappropriate initiation of opioid analgesics. The Contemporary Clinical trials recently published REDONNA’s study protocol.

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Can prescribers avoid contributing to opioid use disorder?

A 21 y/o has surgery for a condition expected to improve. He fills a discharge prescription for 5 days of an opioid at a standard dose. At 1-week follow-up with his family doctor for suture removal, he describes ongoing pain. Can prescribers avoid contributing to opioid use disorder? Is a renewal of opioid appropriate, potentially dangerous, or both? Read more

Can prescribers avoid contributing to opioid use disorder?

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