Agustin O Vilches

  • Citations Per Year
Learn More
CONTEXT Prescription Monitoring Programs (PMPs) are being developed and implemented in many states to deter abuse, diversion, and overdose, and physicians may use PMPs to help guide their treatment choices for individual patients. OBJECTIVES To evaluate the changes in prescribing practices and pain score outcomes in patients with cancer before and after(More)
OBJECTIVE A major goal of palliative care is to provide comfort, and pain is one of the most common causes of treatable suffering in patients with advanced disease. Opioids are indispensable for pain management in palliative care and can usually be provided by the oral route, which is safe, effective, and of lowest cost in most cases. As patients near the(More)
  • 1