Pain management is prevalent in the workers' compensation industry as employees are treated for a workplace injury or illness. In managing an injured worker's pain, there are many things to consider, from appropriate utilization of opioid analgesics to the potential impact of underlying comorbid conditions. This presentation will discuss the pain management issues to look for in a workers' compensation claim, methods to help injured workers improve function, and the importance of collaboration in facilitating a successful return to work. (Recorded at PAINWeek 2016)
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