Pain management is a major health issue. More than 100 million people in the United States suffer from chronic pain. While opiod-based medications can help alleviate pain, they carry the risk of addiction. Click here to watch a short video that presents a physician’s perspective on the timely topic of prescription drug abuse.
Quest Diagnostics provides prescription drug monitoring services that involve urine toxicology testing. Pain management that involves urine testing can help physicians assess if a patient is diverting or otherwise misusing her or his medication to service an addiction.
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