Dr. Pohl on Linked In Discussing Managing an Injured Worker’s Case in a Workers’ Compensation Forum

“Good discussion everyone. This is really such a complex series of problems with complex potential solutions that will require all of us – prescribers, those involved in managing the injured worker’s case, and the patient. It is important to keep the following issues in mind: Initially the goal is relief of chronic pain. Prescribers are…

Tips for Medically Monitored Withdrawal and Detox

Because of the physical dependence induced by many of mood altering drugs, other drugs are often used to facilitate medically monitored withdrawal and detoxification safely. Studies suggest that when using protocols with PRN dosage of medication (versus fixed dosage), less medications are used and symptoms are controlled, however, PROTOCOLS MUST BE INDIVIDUALIZED AND ASSESSED DAILY…