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We have all seen the stories on television and online: infants struggling with a complex picture of symptoms including twitching, pain, seizures, diarrhea, abdominal cramps. These are babies born addicted to opioids (and sometimes other substances). ...
In the early 80's nursing education about pain management took a turn. Gone were the days of observing the patient for non-verbal signs of pain or of watching the clock to see when the next dose of Demerol and Phenergan were due. In its place came th...
Below is some general information that might be of use for those interested in MAT from the trenches. Let me know what you think.... What is a MAT (Methadone Assisted Treatment) Program? MAT Programs include people who have/had additions to street a...