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Innovation Needed to Fight Opioid Crisis

November 03, 2017
  Most people become addicted after taking opioids prescribed by doctors and dentists to treat pain, panelists noted. Health care providers need to develop alternative ways to treat pain, said panelist Holly Boisen, a registered nurse and systems project manager at Gundersen Health System in Wisconsin. For example, massage has proven to be an effective alternative pain treatment for some patients, she said. Providing music has also been helpful in mitigating the pain of some patients, added Dr. Mark Rosenberg

NYMC Faculty: Mark S. Rosenberg, D.O., assistant professor of clinical emergency medicine
Source: U.S. News and World Reprots
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