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.
The Importance of Definitive Drug Testing: Pill Shaving Case Study
The results from Dylan’s drug test are back, and they show presence of an opioid-consistent with the oxycodone you’ve prescribed him. No problem, right?
Detecting the parent drug won’t rule out the possibility that Dylan is “pill shaving” to pass the test, while diverting the…
Over 650 MDs, PhDs, genetic counselors, and toxicologists are available for results interpretation and consultation on all of our drug tests.
Dr. Gudin is board-certified in pain medicine, anesthesiology, addiction medicine, and hospice/palliative medicine, and is a medical acupuncturist.