ITEMS IN FPM ON TOPIC:

Pain

November/December 2014 Issue
How to Monitor Opioid Use for Your Patients With Chronic Pain [Feature]

A written policy, systematic process, and simple tools can help you to prescribe opioids safely and securely.


May/June 2014 Issue
Safe Opioids [SPPACES: App Reviews]

The Safe Opioids app provides resources and tools to help clinicians safely prescribe opioid medications for pain.


November/December 2010 Issue
A Proactive Approach to Controlled Substance Refills [Feature]

Using the recurring-calendar-event function in Microsoft Outlook, this practice created a systematic approach that ensures patient refills on the day they're due.


Apr 2008 Issue
A Systematic Approach to Identifying Drug-Seeking Patients [Feature]

When patients present with suspicious complaints of pain, these seven steps can help you prevent the misuse of prescription drugs.


Nov-Dec 2001 Issue
A Tool for Safely Treating Chronic Pain [Improving Patient Care]

The article explains how one family practice uses a "medication use agreement" to prevent medication misuse while helping patients who suffer from chronic pain.


Oct 2001 Issue
Recognizing and Preventing Medication Diversion [Feature]

Don’t let diversion of pain medication hamper your ability to treat chronic pain.



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