NY Times: Dental Pain Presents ER Doctors with Difficult Choices
Posted on April 30, 2012
Today, the New York Times reported that emergency room physicians are concerned about prescribing for patients who request opioids for dental pain. Without the training or equipment to diagnosis dental pain or provide alternate treatments such as dental blocks, physicians are often under pressure to provide relief. To read the full report, visit http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/01/health/emergency-room-doctors-dental-patients-and-drugs.html.