Tell your patients that pain treatment will look different now

May 1, 2017

Doctors, dentists, nurses, physician assistants, podiatrists, and pharmacists in Western North Carolina are worried about the misuse of pain medicine. Western North Carolina sees too many deaths from the misuse of prescription pain medicine. That is why providers should be talking with patients about a plan to treat pain safely if/when they have acute pain. Attached please find a one page handout that you may wish to give to your patients when discussing pain management. Thanks to Dr. Blake Fagan and MAHEC for producing this patient infographic. Click here for a printable PDF.