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Penn Team Opioid 'Sprained Ankle' Study Generates Media Impact




A Penn study detailing wide variation in emergency department opioid prescribing for sprained ankles has generated widespread media pickup in newspapers, radio, & major online news outlets. The findings were of high interest to national/local news desks that have been chronicling the country's efforts to address the epidemic of opioid addiction & overdoses that kill 115 people daily. Congratulations to the Center for Emergency Care Policy and Research!


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