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Kentucky Health discusses pain management for opioid addicts


Kentucky Health discusses pain management for opioid addicts

For Release: 05/12/20 11:34 AM

In the next episode of Kentucky Health, Dr. Wayne Tuckson speaks with Dr. Michael Fletcher, MD, president of the Kentucky Society of Addiction Medicine, about strategies for managing pain for patients going through opioid addiction treatment. 

Kentucky Health: Pain Management and Treatment of Addiction airs Friday, May 22 at 6/5 pm on KET.

Kentucky Health is a weekly KET program that seeks to improve the people’s health through education and increased awareness. Kentucky Health is hosted by Dr. Wayne Tuckson, a colorectal surgeon in Louisville, and produced by Laura Krueger.

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