Year: 2004

Pain Management and Job Safety

Professionals in various disciplines answer the question: “How might you treat a patient suffering from chronic pain that was employed in a safety-sensitive job?”

Comorbid chronic pain and substance abuse: Guidelines for management

Pain management presents many challenges for the healthcare provider, but among the most challenging patients are those with histories or current problems with substance abuse or dependence. Observations that persons with an active substance abuse problem (for example, the IV drug abusing person with end-stage AIDS and severe painful peripheral neuropathy), or even more provocative,… Read more »