Pain Management - Current Events/News
OPIOID SAFETY INITIATIVE: Update and current status
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs recently announced significant progress in addressing the use of opioids for chronic pain. The VA emphasizes the safe and responsible use of prescription opioids in the context of a broader transition from a biomedical to a biopsychosocial model of pain care. Learn more about the VA Opioid News Release
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