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Drug Screens Show High Degree of Noncompliance

MedPageToday, 2012

, the researchers said their findings "support medical recommendations that physicians perform routine urine testing to monitor prescription drug misuse" -- although Quest Diagnostics would clearly benefit from an uptick in urinalysis.
Indeed, one limit of the study is that the sample may be biased because physicians may have selected those for sampling whom they suspected had a high likelihood of misuse to begin with.
Still, some organizations have recommended regular urine screens for patients on chronic opioid therapy, including Group Health Cooperative in Washington state, which has been aggressive about curbing prescription opioid abuse.
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