Current Pain and Headache Reports

, Volume 15, Issue 2, pp 88–90 | Cite as

Chronic Opioid Therapy for Chronic Pain: An e-Learning Program to Develop Shared Decision-making and Communication Skills



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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral SciencesThe Johns Hopkins University School of MedicineBaltimoreUSA

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