Defining addiction terms in pain mgmt.

  1. This article helps to define the difference between addiction and dependence. It also talks about how tolerance devlops during treatment with opioids.

    This should be a good read for everyone, and will hopefully help educate you on the different terminology involved in defining addiction.

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  3. by   angelbear
    Ha yet another opportunity to post. Seriously though very educational material needs to be in the hands of alot more physicians and nurses. Keep up the good work dave.