A Review of Withdraw Strategies for Discontinuing Antiepileptic Therapy in Epilepsy and Pain Management

  • Published 2015

Abstract

Pain management is complicated by the levels of unacceptable opioid abuse and few safe alternatives. In 2011, the Institute of Medicine estimated 116 million American adults suffered from chronic pain [1]. In 2008, the CDC reported drug-related death rates more than tripled since 1990 and opioid related deaths to be higher than that of heroin and cocaine… (More)

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