Speed Dating With the Pharmacy Ladies: Pain Management and Palliative Care

Author: Mary Lynn McPherson, Kathryn A. Walker

Complex medication decisions are an integral part of treating patients with pain and palliative care. Pharmacists have a unique perspective on using these medications creatively and effectively. This session will flirt with tips and tricks on using medications appropriately for patients with chronic pain and those facing advanced diseases. Whether debriding a medication profile, aggressively treating symptoms, or strategizing a dosage formulation, it can be hard to commit to medication decisions. Two pharmacists will "speed date" their way through medication tips designed to impart highly important and little known medication facts that are important in pain management and palliative care practice. (Recorded at PAINWeek 2016)

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