Month: September 2011

Primary Care Providers and Prescription Pain Medication: Difficult Conversations, Part I

This is the first article in a series of eight articles by Ilene Robeck, M.D. regarding difficult conversations a primary care provider may have when dealing with patients with chronic pain. This series is meant to be a guide for primary care providers facing these situations.  Difficult situation #1: The patient’s complaints about pain are… Read more »