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Addiction, Abuse and Safe Opioid Prescribing Practices

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Sharon Levy


Dr. Levy describes epidemiology of opioid medication misuse and abuse, reviews the neurobiology of opioid medications and discusses safe opioid prescribing practices in patients with and without a history of substance abuse. The use of the CRAFFT screening tool is demonstrated.

Initial publication: October 02, 2015.


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Topics: Quality Improvement Psychiatry Adolescent Medicine Neurology Pain Management