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Patient Accountability Procedures

Patient accountability is extremely important in supervising the patient’s treatment and insuring that the patient is not abusing or diverting their medication. Today, patient accountability practices are seen as a critical component of a clinicians overall due diligence in treating patients with opioid analgesics.

Urine Drug Testing

Pill Counting

The pill counting process enables the clinician to help identify diversion and to swiftly identify patients who are beginning to have a problem with their medication. Pill counting and urine drug testing work best together to supervise patients on long term opioid therapy.