Rational Polypharmacy in Pain Management
Recorded On: 10/24/2020
After participating in this educational activity, learners will be able to:
• Recognize the concepts of opioid induced hyperalgesia and central sensitization;
• Describe the use of a multidimensional pain assessment process and how this information informs the selection of drug therapy;
• Describe the mechanism of action of analgesics and the principles that support the practice of selecting rational polypharmacy analgesic regimens.
Shorin Nemeth, DO, FACOI
Medical Director Comprehensive Pain Service, Providence Health and Services Portland, OR.
Pacific Northwest College of Osteopathic Medicine Clinical Associate Faculty