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Opioids have helped countless patients, and opioids have caused pain and addiction as well. The point is they are here, they can reduce suffering, but practitioners must know their patient's needs, and must know all alternatives. Dr. Jeffrey Fudin is a PharmD and a pain management specialist at the Stratton ...
The complex problems that opioid issues bring about are not easily solved. Jeremy A. Adler, MS, PA-C, of Pacific Pain Medicine Consultants, warns against looking for a single solution. ...
What if health insurance companies don't step up to the plate? Jeremy A. Adler, MS, PA-C, of Pacific Pain Medicine Consultants, warns against looking for a single solution. ...
Dr. Date works at a county hospital in San Mateo, California. Although interdisciplinary teams should be the way to go, sometimes a lack of resources, and people, come into play and change the dynamic. ...
In addition to other shortcomings, current prescribing guidelines are particularly ill-suited to the needs and challenges of patients already on opioid therapy. Drs. Heit and Gourlay discuss the roots of the problem and the role of primary care as talented amateurs in addiction medicine. ...
The legal landscape for prescribers of controlled medications for pain and addiction is fraught with risk. Attorney Michael Barnes outlines best practices for prescribing clinicians to protect their patients from harm and themselves from criminal and civil liability. ...
In addition to other shortcomings, current prescribing guidelines are particularly ill-suited to the needs and challenges of patients already on opioid therapy. Drs. Heit and Gourlay discuss the roots of the problem and the role of primary care as talented amateurs in addiction medicine. ...
The challenges of acute pain management and addiction progression can be met. Debra B. Gordon, RN, DNP, FAAN, gives some pointers. ...
A clinical pharmacy specialist turns the spotlight on an option for chronic pain management that many clinicians may not have considered. Buprenorphine offers advantages to patients who are indicated for opioid therapy, but are at risk for adverse effects, While reimbursement is an issue, it remains an option for providers ...
A specialist in addiction medicine offers guidance in identifying opioid misuse and the appropriate means of withdrawing patients from long term opioid therapy. The longer term management and rehabilitation of these patients is also considered. ...
A number of validated risk assessment tools are available to the prescribing clinician, and their use is increasingly important in the current environment for opioid therapy. A clinical psychologist and Certified Pain Educator summarizes what the... ...
Doctors Gourlay and Heit, specialists in the arena of pain and addition, explore some of the more common issues confronting the primary care clinician in the management of long-term opioid prescribing. The focus is on the challenges of the inherited... ...
Doctors Gourlay and Heit, specialists in the arena of pain and addition, explore some of the more common issues confronting the primary care clinician in the management of long-term opioid prescribing. The focus is on the challenges of the inherited... ...
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,... ...
Dr. Robeck describes her clinical experience with group interaction in the provision of pain care and addiction management in the VA setting. ...
The conclusion of a 2-part discussion. Some specific limitations of UTD as a clinical tool are examined. Drs. Gourlay and Heit also consider the role of opioids in chronic pain management, with balanced regard for the risks of pain and addiction. ...
Part one of a 2-part discussion. The concept of patient-centered UDT as a clinical tool for monitoring adherence is considered. Drs. Gourlay and Heit also offer some guidelines for practitioners on who and when to test. ...
In this 2-part segment, Dr. Passik discusses some of the lessons learned during and following the Decade of Pain Control and Research, and implications for the appropriate engagement of opioid therapy in chronic noncancer pain management. Click... ...
In this 2-part segment, Dr. Passik discusses some of the lessons learned during and following the Decade of Pain Control and Research, and implications for the appropriate engagement of opioid therapy in chronic noncancer pain management. Click... ...
Observations by a pain management educator and lawyer on some key issues for pain medication prescribers. ...
Dr. McPherson is an acclaimed professor of pharmacy, primary care practitioner and consultant in hospice and palliative care. This segment examines some adverse events that are associated with opioid analgesics. ...
An in-depth, 4- part examination of opioid risk assessment in the primary care setting; the need, the tools; the clinician responsibilities. ...
An in-depth, 4- part examination of opioid risk assessment in the primary care setting; the need, the tools; the clinician responsibilities. ...
An in-depth, 4- part examination of opioid risk assessment in the primary care setting; the need, the tools; the clinician responsibilities. ...
An in-depth, 4- part examination of opioid risk assessment in the primary care setting; the need, the tools; the clinician responsibilities. ...
Dr. Passik comments on the debate over opioids as appropriate for chronic non-cancer pain, identifying some shortcomings in the arguments from both sides. ...