#366 Opioid Use Disorder and Acute Pain in the Hospitalized Patient


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With Carolyn Chan MD and Shawn Cohen MD
Conquer acute pain in the hospitalized patient with opioid use disorder! It’s challenging to treat opioid withdrawal and acute pain simultaneously. This episode features clinical pearls on prescribing methadone, buprenorphine, low-dose buprenorphine initiation, and how to incorporate opioids as part of multimodal pain treatment responsibly. We’re joined by The Curbsiders Addiction Medicine Podcast hosts, Drs. Carolyn Chan (@carolynachan) and Shawn Cohen (@shawncohen)!
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Show Segments

  • Intro, disclaimer, guest bio
  • Guest one-liner
  • Acute pain in the patient on buprenorphine maintenance
  • Acute pain in the patient on methadone maintenance
  • Acute pain in the patient with opioid withdrawal
  • Standard buprenorphine initiation
  • Methadone initiation
  • Low dose buprenorphine initiation
  • Take-home points
  • Outro


  • Writer and Producer: Matthew Watto MD, FACP
  • Show Notes: Matthew Watto MD, FACP
  • Cover Art and Infographic: Matthew Watto MD, FACP
  • Hosts: Matthew Watto MD, FACP
  • Reviewer: Fatima Syed MD
  • Showrunners: Matthew Watto MD, FACP; Paul Williams MD, FACP
  • Technical Production: PodPaste
  • Guest: Carolyn Chan MD and Shawn Cohen MD


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