Patient Education & Prevention

Resource Type: Handout
Year: 2020
Organization/Source: NC Healthcare Foundation
Tags: Alternatives to Opioids, Chronic Pain, Patient Education

These materials promote safe pain management and storage for patients prescribed an opioid and strategies for preventing addiction, such as promoting treatment alternatives and best practices in opioid prescribing.


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