Ending the opioid crisis—or even just making a dent in it—is going to require nothing less than transforming an entire culture’s attitudes about pain and its management. But panelists at a recent APTA event believe there are models and concepts out there that provide hope for a future in which multidisciplinary nondrug approaches to pain replace an opioid prescription as the norm in health care.
The Inter-Agency Pain Management Task Force Final Draft Report on Best Practice: What Providers Should Know
Earlier this month, the Pain Management Best Practices Inter-Agency Task Force held its third and last public meeting, voting to adopt its final draft recommendations for acute and chronic pain management. Read more.