Opioid use in knee or hip osteoarthritis: a region-wide population-based cohort study.

Affiliation

Lund University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences Lund, Orthopedics, Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Lund, Sweden; Department of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

To quantify opioid use in knee and hip osteoarthritis (OA) patients, and to estimate the proportion of opioids in the population attributable to OA patients.

Keywords

Analgesics,Epidemiology,Opioids,Osteoarthritis,Pain,Pharmacology,

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