Patients Report Satisfaction, Concerns With Opioids

Patients Report Satisfaction, Concerns With Opioids

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Patients Report Satisfaction, Concerns With Opioids

People with cystic fibrosis (CF) who use opioids to manage pain commonly report being satisfied with the treatment, but also have concerns about the potential for addiction and stigmatization, according to the results of a recent patient survey. The findings highlight “the need for guideline-driven practice standards, including the role of opioid medications for chronic pain management in CF,” according to the researchers. The results were published in the Journal of Cystic Fibrosis, in the study…

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