Roger Chou, MD; Jane Ballantyne, MD; Anna Lembke, MD
Acknowledgment: The authors thank the Oregon Pain Guidance Working Group (Jane Ballantyne, Roger Chou, Paul Coelho, Ruben Halperin, Andrew Kolodny, Anna Lembke, Jim Shames, Mark Stephens, and David Tauben) for discussions about tapering and for reviewing a draft of this article.
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Corresponding Author: Roger Chou, MD, Oregon Health & Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Mail Code: BICC, Portland, OR 97239; e-mail, email@example.com.
Current Author Addresses: Dr. Chou: Oregon Health & Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Mail Code: BICC, Portland, OR 97239.
Dr. Ballantyne: Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, 1959 NE Pacific Street, Mail Code: BB 1421, Seattle, WA 98195.
Dr. Lembke: Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, 401 Quarry Road, Stanford, CA 94305.
Author Contributions: Conception and design: R. Chou, A. Lembke.
Analysis and interpretation of the data: R. Chou.
Drafting of the article: R. Chou, J. Ballantyne, A. Lembke.
Critical revision of the article for important intellectual content: R. Chou, J. Ballantyne, A. Lembke.
Final approval of the article: R. Chou, J. Ballantyne, A. Lembke.
Administrative, technical, or logistic support: R. Chou.
Collection and assembly of data: R. Chou.
Chou R, Ballantyne J, Lembke A. Rethinking Opioid Dose Tapering, Prescription Opioid Dependence, and Indications for Buprenorphine. Ann Intern Med. [Epub ahead of print 27 August 2019]171:427–429. doi: 10.7326/M19-1488
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