Patient Education

Expert Consensus on Managing Concerning Behaviors in Patients on Long-Term Opioids

Expert Consensus on Managing Concerning Behaviors in Patients on Long-Term Opioids

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Patient education and information gathering are important initial approaches to managing concerning behaviors such as missing appointments or taking more opioid medication than prescribed.

Stronger Standards Needed for Shared Clinical Decision Making

Stronger Standards Needed for Shared Clinical Decision Making

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Policy makers and health systems need to strengthen standards guiding the practice of shared decision making.

Short Online Course Effective in Treating Pain Catastrophizing to Avoid Development of Chronic Pain

Short Online Course Effective in Treating Pain Catastrophizing to Avoid Development of Chronic Pain

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These online and free of charge resources are of particular interest to patients living in rural settings who may not have access to pain psychologists.

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