Accession Number : AD1035693

Title :   Predictors of Long Term Opioid Use in Active Duty Military: Psyhotropics, Procedures, Pain

Descriptive Note : Conference Paper

Corporate Author : 59th Medical Wing San Antonio United States

Personal Author(s) : Kazanis,William ; Tami,Claudina ; Pugh,Mary J ; McGeary,Don ; Finley,Erin P ; Maddry,Joseph ; Bebarta,Vik ; Carnahan,David ; Potter,Jennifer S

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Report Date : 16 Jun 2017

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : In the United States, chronic pain is more prevalent among active duty (AD) military service members (44%) than civilians (26%). Assessing factors associated withacute versus 3 long-term opioid use patterns (episodic, long-term low dose [LTLD], long-termhjgh dose [LTHD]) may facilitate opioid risk mitigation. We predicted differences insystem-level, clinical and opioid characteristics among opioid use patterns.

Descriptors :   CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES , active duty , military personnel , risk management , statistical analysis

Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE