Funding Announcement: PCORI--Clinical Strategies for Managing and Reducing Long-Term Opioid Use for Chronic Pain.
The two priority research questions of this funding announcement are:
- Among patients with chronic noncancer pain on moderate/high-dose long-term opioid therapy, what is the comparative effectiveness of strategies for reducing/eliminating opioid use while managing pain?
- Among patients with chronic noncancer pain on moderate/low-dose long-term opioid therapy, what are the comparative effectiveness and harms of strategies used to limit dose escalation.
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