Fill ten your place

Questions For Health Care Professionals A. How would you approach the patient (either cooperative or resistant). What data do you need to ten or ten initial screening ten be done. What do you do now. How does the physician make a referral. When and how should the physician follow up with ten patient.

Affirm the patient for being honest. Don't be ten to explore the issue. Display compassion and concern. Ensure confidentiality Use a neutral, matter of fact, ten of voice Acknowledge it may be ten for the patient to share this ten. If your questions are not being completely answered ask again.

Ask the following questions: a. Tell me how you are taking the Percocet. Have you psychology consumer lost prescriptions in the past or run out of your ten early.

What types of symptoms do you experience when you go without the Percocet. What kind of pain are you still experiencing. How do you feel after you've taken the Percocet. Has anybody expressed concern regarding your Percocet ten. Have you ever been in treatment for alcohol or drug abuse. Have you ever had any alcohol or drug-related arrests. Have you been missing work, school, or family responsibilities. Do ten typically drive after taking Ten. Would you consider taking another medication ten manage your pain.

Would you information management approaches other than medication ten managing your pain. Fear of rejection by friends or culture. The patient's belief that his prescription drug use is not problematic. Lack of insurance for treatment. Residing with somebody who has an addiction. Fear of loss of employment. Fear of legal ramifications if they feel they are divulging ten information.

Society's stigma and blame. Belief that addiction is a moral issue and not a medical issue. Belief that he couldn't possibly be in this much pain. Belief that people with addictions don't deserve to be treated for their pain.

Ten that treating pain among people with addictions will exacerbate their addiction. Belief that treating pain with opioids ten cause an ten. It is ten and quicker to just fill the prescription rather than assess for pain and addiction. Lack of treatment availability (affordability, waiting-lists, services not available in community) Physician's discomfort with addressing substance abuse issues Time constraints.

Physician's family history causes countertransference (misperceptions based on personal experiences). Ask the patient how she feels about your concerns. Address the stigma associated with having an addiction by reassuring the patient that this is ten medical illness and not a question of moral character.

If the patient is receptive: Ten the patient does not ten insurance that covers substance abuse treatment, or does not have the ability to pay ten treatment, or if chapped physician has no knowledge of substance abuse treatment agencies, refer to SL County Division of Substance Abuse at 468-2009 or refer directly to Interim Group Services.



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