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Pain Research and Management
Volume 19, Issue 4, Pages 179-185
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/857952
Original Article

Differential Prescribing of Opioid Analgesics According to Physician Specialty for Medicaid Patients with Chronic Noncancer Pain Diagnoses

Chris Ringwalt,1,2 Hallam Gugelmann,3 Mariana Garrettson,1 Nabarun Dasgupta,1,4 Arlene E Chung,5,6,7 Scott K Proescholdbell,8 and Asheley Cockrell Skinner5,9

1Injury Prevention Research Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
2Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
3Department of Emergency Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
4Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, USA
5Division of General Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, USA
6Division of General Medicine & Clinical Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, USA
7Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, USA
8North Carolina Division of Public Health, Chronic Disease and Injury Section, Raleigh, USA
9Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA

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How to Cite this Article

Chris Ringwalt, Hallam Gugelmann, Mariana Garrettson, et al., “Differential Prescribing of Opioid Analgesics According to Physician Specialty for Medicaid Patients with Chronic Noncancer Pain Diagnoses,” Pain Research and Management, vol. 19, no. 4, pp. 179-185, 2014. https://doi.org/10.1155/2014/857952.