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Dowell D, Haegerich TM, Chou R. CDC guideline for prescribing opioids for chronic pain—United States, 2016. JAMA. 2016 Mar 15 [Epub ahead of print]. Available at: http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=2503508.
Nahin RL. Estimates of pain prevalence and severity in adults: United States, 2012. J Pain. 2015;16:769-780.
Gregorian RS Jr, Gasik A, Kwong WJ, Voeller S, Kavanagh S. Importance of side effects in opioid treatment: a trade-off analysis with patients and physicians. J Pain. 2010;11:1095-1108.
Guideline for the use of chronic opioid therapy in chronic noncancer pain: evidence review. American Pain Society and American Academy of Pain Medicine. Available at: http://americanpainsociety.org/uploads/education/guidelines/chronic-opioid-therapy-cncp.pdf.