Quest Diagnostics helps you protect your practice and patients with state-of-the-art testing, including an extensive menu for prescription pain medications, other controlled medications, illicit drugs, and designer drugs. With fast turnaround, accurate results, an industry-leading testing portfolio, and an array of on-staff toxicologists and medical experts, Quest provides the most trusted and reliable drug monitoring services available today.
Talking to your patients about drug misuse can be challenging. Jeff Gudin, MD, presents a video series that includes two simulated clinician-patient conversations to help primary care clinicians effectively communicate the importance of drug monitoring with their patients.
Attitudes, and the Language that Reflects Them, Take Their Toll on Patients
In-depth interviews with patients with substance use disorder reveal the toll taken by stigma on patients’ experience in the healthcare system, according to a new study. The study included 48 individuals across Ontario, Canada, who were taking opioids for chronic pain (n=28) or other reasons (n=31). The authors identified 3…
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Dr. Gudin is board-certified in pain medicine, anesthesiology, addiction medicine, and hospice/palliative medicine, and is a medical acupuncturist.