Pictured above, Dr. Alex Lang, a medical adviser with Mylan, hosted a session on opioid prescriptions to address chronic pain. As part of his interactive session, Dr. Lang used a model of the game show Jeopardy to help attendees demonstrate what they had learned during the session.
While prescribed opioids are effective at controlling chronic pain, some people are scared to take them for fear of addiction. A recent Four Counties Long-Term Care Palliative Network session encouraged caregivers to learn more about these medications to foster discussions with patients and family members
PETERBOROUGH, Ont. – Representatives from the Four Counties Long-Term Care Palliative Network were provided with an interactive presentation Oct. 26 on opioid prescriptions to address chronic pain. The presentation was aimed at providing the 110 attendees – including representatives from OMNI Health Care homes – with information about opioids to foster discussions with patients suffering from chronic pain and their families. Read more