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Letter to the editor. Mehendale Aw, Goldman MP, Mehendale RP: OPIOID Overuse Pain Syndrome (Oops): The story of opioids, Prometheus unbound. J Opioid Manag. 2013; 9(6): 421-438.

Laxmaiah Manchikanti, MD, Sairam Atluri, MD, Mark V. Boswell, MD, PhD, Hans C. Hansen, MD, Anand Mehendale, MD, Mark P. Goldman, PhD, Rachel P. Mehendale, BA

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OPIOID Overuse Pain Syndrome, OOPS, opioids

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Mehendale AW, Goldman MP, Mehendale RP: Opioid overuse pain syndrome (OOPS): The story of opioids, Prometheus unbound. J Opioid Manag. 2013; 9(6): 421-438.

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Portenoy RK, Foley KM: Chronic use of opioid analgesics in nonmalignant pain: Report of 38 cases. Pain. 1986; 25(2): 171-186.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5055/jom.2014.0195

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