Opioids vs nonopioids for chronic back, hip, or knee pain — Reply

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)508-509
Number of pages2
JournalJAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
Issue number5
StatePublished - Aug 7 2018

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Author Affiliations: Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Corresponding Author: Erin E. Krebs, MD, MPH, Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Health Care System (152), 1 Veterans Dr, Minneapolis, MN 55417 (erin.krebs@va.gov). Conflict of Interest Disclosures: The authors have completed and submitted the ICMJE Form for Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest. Drs Krebs and Noorbaloochi reported receiving grants from the Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development. No other disclosures were reported. 1. Krebs EE, Jensen AC, Nugent S, et al. Design, recruitment outcomes, and sample characteristics of the Strategies for Prescribing Analgesics Comparative Effectiveness (SPACE) trial. Contemp Clin Trials. 2017;62:130-139. doi:10.1016/j .cct.2017.09.003 2. Portenoy RK, Farrar JT, Backonja MM, et al. Long-term use of controlled-release oxycodone for noncancer pain: results of a 3-year registry study. Clin J Pain. 2007;23(4):287-299. doi:10.1097/AJP.0b013e31802b582f 3. Turner JA, Shortreed SM, Saunders KW, LeResche L, Von Korff M. Association of levels of opioid use with pain and activity interference among patients initiating chronic opioid therapy: a longitudinal study. Pain. 2016;157(4):849-857. doi:10.1097/j.pain.0000000000000452 4. Ballantyne JC, Sullivan MD, Kolodny A. Opioid dependence vs addiction: a distinction without a difference? Arch Intern Med. 2012;172(17):1342-1343. doi:10.1001/archinternmed.2012.3212 5. Roth SH, Fleischmann RM, Burch FX, et al. Around-the-clock, controlled-release oxycodone therapy for osteoarthritis-related pain: placebo-controlled trial and long-term evaluation. Arch Intern Med. 2000;160 (6):853-860. doi:10.1001/archinte.160.6.853

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