Back Pain and Narcotics!

Orthopedics PGY1 PGY2 PGY3 PGY4

We all see patients with back pain every single day that we are working in ED. Many of them tried different pain medications, muscle relaxant. I have had several presentations on this, but I have to accept that in clinical setting, its difficult to convince some patients that narcotics are not the best approach for their problem. JAMA in Oct published another study to prove this.


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