AAFP outlines efforts to reduce improper opioid use

12/5/2012 | AAFP News Now

The AAFP gives family physicians educational tools and resources to help stop nonprescription use of opioid drugs, the Academy said in a letter to Sen. John Rockefeller, D-W.Va., who asked for information on the group's efforts. The AAFP opposes a bill Rockefeller is sponsoring that would require physicians to have mandatory education before they can prescribe certain drugs, such as opioids.

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