Forensic Fluids Laboratories Applauds Pain Management Effort

Top Quote A Report Released By The Institute Of Medicine On June 29, 2011 Stated That There Is A Need For A Coordinated, National Effort To Change Attitudes Toward Pain. End Quote
  • Kalamazoo-Portage, MI (1888PressRelease) July 22, 2011 - The report mandated by the US Congress and funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), identified chronic pain as a public health problem. Forensic Fluids Laboratories offers an oral fluid drug test that has been used as an integral part of pain management for years. Many of the initiatives stated in the report such as improved pain assessment and management and improved education for primary care providers have been issues Forensic Fluids Laboratories has already endorsed.

    Forensic Fluids Laboratories offers a simple oral fluid drug test that can be used to monitor drug usage for pain. Prescription drug overdose death rates in the United States are at an all-time high. According to previous reports, there are more deaths from opioid overdoses than from heroin and cocaine overdoses combined. An estimated 60% of hospital costs related to opioid overdoses are paid for with public funds.

    Forensic Fluids Laboratories welcomes the new opioid Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy presented by the US Food and Drug Administration and endorsed by The Institute of Medicine.

    About Forensic Fluids Labs
    Started in 2005 by Bridget Lorenz Lemberg, Forensic Fluids Laboratories specializes in saliva drug testing. Bridget is a Forensic Toxicologist with 20+ years' experience in toxicology. Since that time, she has testified in court concerning drug and alcohol levels in urine, blood, serum, saliva, and other matrices.

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