Goals - Prove Endomorphin's superiority to other opioids.
Methods - Monitor pain levels, addiction through tox screens and mortality rates from overdose.
Expected outcome - Endomorphin will have very low if any overdoses, tolerance build up should be minimal, alcohol addiction should be reduced,... more »
Conduct a RCT to explore genetic and environmental risk factors associated with dose escalation leading to misuse or abuse of prescribed opioids. Use EHR and PDMP data to capture patient demographic, history, and treatment information. Goal is to determine if there are risk factors that predispose pain patients to opioid abuse.