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Letter to the editor: Resident and Patient Responses to the Institution of Required Narcotic Agreements in an Internal Medicine Outpatient Clinic

Letter to the editor: Resident and Patient Responses to the Institution of Required Narcotic Agreements in an Internal Medicine Outpatient Clinic

| October 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Dear Editor: An estimated 75 million Americans experience nonmalignant chronic pain,[1] and oftentimes the responsibility for management falls to the primary care provider. Therefore, pain management is an increasingly important clinical skill for residents in primary care fields to master. The use of a narcotic agreement or contract may be one such skill, with reported […]

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Buprenorphine Treatment for Narcotic Addiction: Not Without Risks

Buprenorphine Treatment for Narcotic Addiction: Not Without Risks

| April 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

by Randy A. Sansone, MD, and Lori A. Sansone, MD R. Sansone is a professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Internal Medicine at Wright State University School of Medicine in Dayton, OH, and Director of Psychiatry Education at Kettering Medical Center in Kettering, OH. L. Sansone is a civilian family medicine physician at the […]

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