Evolving concepts of Opioid Therapy: Best Practices

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Evolving concepts of Opioid Therapy: Best Practices

Published on September 1, 2022

Peter Staats, MD, MBA

Dr. Peter Staats discusses opioid therapy and addiction and its implications for best practices. Dr. Staats describes the shift toward opioid therapy in the United States. He describes the resultant increased opioid misuse and addiction and its financial implications. Dr. Staats discusses the negative influences of opioid guidelines on the general public. He highlights the actions taken by the Health and Human Services Task Force, created to address pain management and opioid therapy.