Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Larger-Dose Opioid Prescriptions Not Coming From Emergency Departments, Study Shows


Opioid prescriptions from the emergency department (ED) are written for a shorter duration and smaller dose than those written elsewhere, shows new research led by Mayo Clinic. The study, published today in the Annals of Emergency Medicine, also demonstrates that patients who receive an opioid prescription in the ED are less likely to progress to long-term use.