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Newspaper/Magazine Article

What can physicians do to help curb the opioid crisis?

Bendix J.

The persistent problem of opioid-related harm calls for changes in pain management practices and system processes in all care settings. This magazine article reports on ways physicians can help proactively recognize and address the potential for patient opioid misuse, such as adherence to guidelines and monitoring patient opioid use. An Annual Perspective discussed the opioid crisis as a patient safety problem.