Jun 15, 2016 | abuse

Managing Pain in Patients with Addiction

Although prescription medications are of great benefit to many patients with chronic non-cancer pain, there are significant complications for patients who are either addicted or in recovery. Dr. Durham, a clinical pharmacist, professor of pharmacy, and medication prescriber, considers the relationship between addiction and pain medications, the implications for prescribers, and the impact on the patient/prescriber/pharmacist relationship.

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