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pain

Safely Securing and Disposing of Medications

Safely securing and disposing of unused or expired medications eliminates an unnecessary risk in the home, especially if children are present. Safely Securing Prescription Medications Never share medications with family members or friends. If guests will be in your home, place prescription medications in a medication lockbox. Keep all medications out of reach of children…
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FYI – Naloxone

Naloxone is the most important item in a caregiver’s toolbox when there is an opioid prescription in the home. When a loved one is prescribed an opioid to help manage the unique pain from cancer treatments, the disease itself or another chronic illness, a naloxone kit should also be ordered by the prescribing physician. Naloxone…
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Books: Pain Management

A list of books pertaining to pain and pain management.
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Online Resources: Pain Management

Helpful links to organization and online guides regarding pain and pain management.
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Definitions: Pain Management

A brief description of important words, terms and phrases related to pain and pain management.
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The Role of Art in Pain Management

Studies show that art can be therapeutic for cancer patients and their caregivers.
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Opioid-Induced Constipation

How to treat and control this side effect of opioid use.
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Opioid Safety

The signs and symptoms of overmedication or overdose, what to do in an emergency and how to keep medication safe.
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Opioid Use Disorder

Understanding the difference between addiction, tolerance and physical dependence.
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Opioids

What opioids are, how they are used in the treatment of pain and their side effects.
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