Posts About Consequences of Drug War

General

  1. War on Pain Medication” Winning, Patients Losing
  2. Politics, Money, and the Pain Care Industry

Links with Dates:

  1. https://edsinfo.wordpress.com/2015/05/28/politics-money-and-the-pain-care-industry/
  2. https://edsinfo.wordpress.com/2015/05/12/war-on-pain-medication-winning-patients-losing

 

DEA & Law enforcement

  1. Pain Treatment Determined by Law Enforcement Officers
  2. NARxCHECK – another barrier between patients and pain meds
  3. DEA should not interfere with physicians and pain patients
  4. Pain is no longer a medical issue, it has become a legal issue

Links with Dates:

  1. https://edsinfo.wordpress.com/2015/05/07/pain-treatment-determined-by-law-enforcement-officers/
  2. https://edsinfo.wordpress.com/2015/01/31/narxcheck-another-barrier-between-doctors-and-patients/
  3. https://edsinfo.wordpress.com/2015/02/20/dea-should-not-interfere-with-physicians-and-pain-patients/
  4. https://edsinfo.wordpress.com/2014/09/22/pain-is-no-longer-a-medical-problem-it-has-become-a-legal-issue/

 

Monitoring

 

Profitable “Interventional” Pain Procedures

 

Drug Testing / Money

  1. Medical Testing Lab Kickbacks and Unnecessary Testing
  2. Drug Testing for Painkillers Motivated by Profit
  3. Drug Testing Can Make Doctors Rich

Links with Dates:

  1. https://edsinfo.wordpress.com/2015/04/22/medical-testing-lab-kickbacks-and-unnecessary-testing/
  2. https://edsinfo.wordpress.com/2014/12/10/drug-testing-for-painkillers-motivated-by-profit/
  3. https://edsinfo.wordpress.com/2014/11/26/drug-testing-can-make-doctors-rich/

 

Drug Testing / Inaccurate

  1. Urine Drug Test Often Gives False Results
  2. Doctor Defends Use of Urine Drug Tests
  3. Interpreting Negative Urine Drug Test Results
  4. Genetic flaw affects opioid metabolism and drug tests

Links with Dates:

  1. https://edsinfo.wordpress.com/2015/04/16/urine-drug-test-often-gives-false-results/
  2. https://edsinfo.wordpress.com/2015/05/01/doctor-defends-use-of-urine-drug-tests/
  3. https://edsinfo.wordpress.com/2014/07/28/interpreting-negative-urine-drug-test-results/
  4. https://edsinfo.wordpress.com/2013/11/10/genetic-flaw-affects-opioid-metabolism-and-drug-tests/

 

Pain Contracts

  1. Drug Tests and Pain Contracts Violate Patient Rights
  2. The downside of opiod agreements and pain contracts
  3. Patient Abandonment Rules – Not for Pain Patients
  4. Example of a Pain Treatment Agreement – Pain Contract

Links with Dates:

  1. https://edsinfo.wordpress.com/2014/09/11/drug-tests-and-pain-contracts-violate-patient-rights/
  2. https://edsinfo.wordpress.com/2014/07/26/the-downside-of-opiod-agreements-and-pain-contracts/
  3. https://edsinfo.wordpress.com/2015/04/05/patient-abandonment-rules-not-for-pain-patients/
  4. https://edsinfo.wordpress.com/2014/07/26/example-of-a-pain-treatment-agreement-pain-contract/

 

Advocacy

  1. Writing effective comments on proposed regulations
  2. Submitting Effective Comments on Proposed Regulations (repost of above)
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