15 Aprile 2019

Opioid-Related Hospitalizations Among Patients With Cancer in the United States

April 12, 2019 – In a study reported in a research letter in JAMA Oncology, Chua et al found that opioid-related hospitalizations among American patients with cancer are rare, increasing at a very low rate, and consist mostly of hospitalization for nonheroin opioid poisoning. The study analyzed trends and risk factors of opioid-related hospitalizations among patients with cancer between January 2006 and December 2014, using data from the U.S. National Inpatient … (leggi tutto)