Opioid Use Disorder and Management of Chronic Pain
Update on the latest strategies for the management of pain with those having OUD. Opioid addiction is a primary, chronic, neurobiological disease, with genetic, psychosocial, and environmental factors influencing its development and manifestations. It is characterized by behaviors that include one or more of the following: impaired control over drug use, compulsive use, continued use despite harm, and craving.
At the conclusion of this activity, the attendee will be able to:
List treatment options for chronic pain
Define dependence, tolerance, addiction, and withdrawal
Describe the pathophysiology of addiction
Identify treatment options for patients with opioid use disorder (OUD)
List appropriate treatment plans for patients with OUD and chronic pain
Natalie Greco, PharmD
PGY-2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Resident, The Brooklyn Hospital Center
No conflicts of interest exist with this presenter.
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