Opioid Prescribing: A comprehensive approach to legislative and practice issues
Using a case-based approach, pharmacology expert Dr. Sally Miller provides controlled substances prescribers with core knowledge required for safe and effective prescribing of scheduled drugs.
Dr. Miller covers pain management and issues in addiction including physiology of pain, opiate and non-opiate options, and assessment and management of addiction.
Best practices in prescribing and dispensing opioids are presented including:
- Compliance with legislative mandate
- Risk assessment and the impact of comorbidities
- Acute vs chronic pain management
- Short vs long-acting agents