Tough Case of the Month 

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Unless otherwise noted, all meetings are the fourth Tuesday of the month, noon – 1:30 p.m. UCSD Medical Center room 11-309 (Hospital In-patient Tower).

 

November 2019 

 

This month’s Tough Case: 

 

Managing Pain in the Opioid Crisis: Balancing patient needs against the widespread threat of addiction

Presenter:  Lynette Cederquist, MD, UCSD Internal Medicine, Chair of UCSD Hospital Ethics Committee

Moderator: Mary Devereaux, Ph.D.

Participants are welcome to bring lunch.

For November, we will continue our discussion of the medical and ethical challenges of treating patient pain in the context of the opioid crisis. Case details to follow.