The pain was unbearable. So why did doctors turn her away?
Szalavitz M. Wired Magazine. August 11, 2021.
The opioid epidemic has contributed to uncertainties for pain management patients that result in harm. This article discusses how an endometriosis patient was unable to get prescriptions to manage her pain due to misinformation generated through screening tools designed to identify opioid misuse and inform prescribing decisions.