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What risk factors predispose patients treated for pain to misuse or abuse prescription drugs?

Conduct a RCT to explore genetic and environmental risk factors associated with dose escalation leading to misuse or abuse of prescribed opioids. Use EHR and PDMP data to capture patient demographic, history, and treatment information. Goal is to determine if there are risk factors that predispose pain patients to opioid abuse.

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