EP6. Pain Management


Think treating pain can be a pain?  Check out our latest episode for EM Stud’s take on pain management and the dangers of opioids.


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4. Washington Emergency Department Opioid Prescribing Guidelines

5. New York City Emergency Department Discharge Opioid Prescribing Guidelines

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