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One Doctor On The Challenges Of Treating Opioid Use Disorder09:31


For months, Mass. General Hospital's Dr. Audrey Provenzano was haunted by the way she had treated one of her patients. When she learned her patient later died, she sprung into action. Now, Provenzano is urging other physicians to join her in getting trained on how to prescribe medication to treat opioid addiction.


Dr. Audrey Provenzano, general practitioner at MGH. She is also the author of the recent essay in the New England Journal of Medicine, "Caring for Ms. L. — Overcoming My Fear of Treating Opioid Use Disorder." She tweets @audreymdmph.

This segment aired on February 20, 2018.


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