Managing pain in seriously ill patients with substance use disorders

Polly Mazanec, Judy Paice, Grace Campbell, Pamela K. Ginex, Melodee Harris, Marianne Matzo

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Managing pain can be challenging, especially in patients with serious illnesses and a history of substance use disorders. This article discusses the challenges of addressing pain in these patients and offers perspectives regarding their clinical management.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)32-39
Number of pages8
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2021


  • SUD
  • opioid
  • opioid use disorder
  • pain
  • pain management
  • substance use disorder

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Emergency
  • Assessment and Diagnosis
  • Critical Care
  • Advanced and Specialized Nursing
  • LPN and LVN


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