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Letter Applauds Focus on Primary Care Clinicians, Recommends Revisions To Emphasize Uniqueness of Each Patient's Clinical Circumstances
(Washington, January 13, 2016)- Wayne J. Riley, MD, MPH, MBA, MACP, president of the American College of Physicians (ACP) today sent a letter to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reacting to its Draft Guideline for the Use of Opioids for Chronic Pain.
"The guideline development effort is both timely and necessary to help effectively address the increasingly clear public health problem of inappropriate opioid use and its related adverse consequences," Dr. Riley emphasized. ACP "particularly commends the CDC for focusing the Guideline on primary care healthcare professionals, who serve as the first contact for most patients suffering from pain-related conditions."
ACP divided its comments in the letter into those that are overarching and address the general Guideline document, and those specifically linked to a Guideline recommendation. The two overarching, general comments:
ACP provided a dozen specific recommendations, including:
Dr. Riley concluded the nine-page letter by encouraging CDC to engage in further appropriate questions and discussions with ACP.
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