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Opioid Induced Hyperalgesia

April 5 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm MDT

Part of the series: Closing the Door on Surgery as a Gateway to Persistent Use of Opioids
Presented by Karen R. Boretsky, MD & Sam Reiga, BSN, RN, MBA

  • Objectives:
    • Understand the problem of surgery as a gateway to persistent opioid use
    • Discuss development of opioid induced hyperalgesia in the post-surgical patient
    • Discuss the complexity of pain pathways and why multiple analgesic techniques improve outcomes
    • Discuss historical observations of opioid induced hyperalgesia
    • Understand the challenges of managing opioid induced hyperalgesia
    • discuss opioid sparing alternatives to opioid monotherapy

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Date:
April 5
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm UTC-7
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Venue

Virtual Webinar

Organizer

Cornerstone Whole Healthcare Organization, Inc.
Email:
it_admin@c-who.org
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Raoul RolfesOpioid Induced Hyperalgesia