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Did ED Prescription Spark Opioid Addiction? Causation Tough to Prove

10:00 EST 9 Nov 2017 | AHC Media

Plaintiff attorneys may try to link a patient’s addiction to an ED prescription, but linking causation to one specific EP is difficult. EPs can reduce legal risks by checking available registries to identify high-risk patients, posting clear guidelines on prescribing practices in ED waiting rooms, and using caution about referring screening to social workers or behavioral health specialists.

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