Treating Comorbid Opioid Use Disorder in Chronic Pain

Treating Comorbid Opioid Use Disorder in Chronic Pain

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English
237 Pages

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?This in-depth text addresses
how to approach and treat the chronic pain patient struggling with problematic
opioid use.  It discusses the approach for patients who may be at high
risk of problematic use, such as those with a history of mental illness or
substance use disorder. The first part covers diagnosis and treatment, focusing
on common best practices that practitioners can adapt to any practice. Two of
the chapters detail alternative and replacement therapies for opioid. Two more
cover special issues in the treatment of women and older patients.  The
second part reviews the ethical, legal, regulatory, and policy issues
surrounding the treatment of patients with comorbid pain and addiction. The
book includes strategies for documentation that mitigate the risk of legal
issues or ethical boundary crossings. The last part of the book addresses
treating comorbid pain and opioid use disorder in different medical settings and the
treatment of co-occurring mental illnesses and substance abuse. 


Treating Comorbid Opioid Use Disorder in Chronic
Pain
 is of great value to psychiatrists, pain
physicians, primary care providers, social workers, drug rehabilitation
centers, and other behavioral health professionals.  ?

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Published 29 April 2016
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EAN13 9783319298634
Language English

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