Corpus ID: 36795136

Public policy statement on the rights and responsibilities of healthcare professionals in the use of opioids for the treatment of pain.

@article{2004PublicPS,
  title={Public policy statement on the rights and responsibilities of healthcare professionals in the use of opioids for the treatment of pain.},
  author={},
  journal={Journal of addictive diseases},
  year={2004},
  volume={23 4},
  pages={
          124-7
        }
}
  • Published 2004
  • Medicine
  • Journal of addictive diseases
Healthcare professional (HCP) concerns regarding the potential for harm to patients, as well as possible legal, regulatory, licensing or other third party sanctions related to the prescription of opioids, contribute significantly to the mistreatment of pain. HCPs are obligated to act in the best interest of their patients. This action may include the addition of opioid medication to the treatment plan of patients whose symptoms include pain. Though many types of pain are best addressed by non… Expand
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