This presentation explains the importance and benefits of monitoring patients who are treated opioids. Fill in the form below to download…
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This presentation emphasizes the importance of educating patients with chronic pain about medication-related adverse effects.
This presentation explains the importance of good patient-provider communication and defines the barriers to and benefits of effective patient education.
This presentation outlines the consequences of poorly managed postoperative pain, discusses undertreatment of postoperative pain and offers solutions.
This presentation emphasizes the importance of setting patient specific goals which are agreed upon by both the patient with chronic pain and the provider.
This presentation describes the risks associated with opioids and defines the role of patients and providers in mitigating risk and using opioids safely.
This presentation explains the role of and rationale for opioid rotation in pain treatment plans involving opioid analgesics.
Despite all our good intentions to alleviate our patients’ chronic pain symptoms and improve their quality of life, there are many challenges in the way. We have limited time to interact with each individual, and frequently, insurance does not cover the ideal multidisciplinary approach. Adding to these obstacles is the significant increase in prescriptions medications… Read more »
Revised by Kevin L. Zacharoff, MD December 2015 There are many different types of pain medications available to help healthcare providers treat patients with chronic pain. Depending on the specific medication, they can be obtained by prescription or are available over-the-counter (OTC). Pain medications provide an important component of most treatment plans intended to relieve… Read more »
An interview with Kevin L. Zacharoff, MD, a licensed, board-certified anesthesiologist, about the PAINWeek 2015 conference.