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Pain Management Dr. Eugene Gosy Developed Stringent Protocol for Opioid Monitoring

Written by  Heather Linder | Thursday, 15 November 2012 14:59
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Eugene Gosy, MD, of Gosy & Associates Pain and Neurology Treatment Center in Williamsville, N.Y., is taking drastic measures to prevent prescription drug abuse in his patients, according to WIVB.
Dr. Gosy's clinic treats up to 10,000 patients each year, and 90 percent of them are on opiate-based drugs for pain management. He developed a protocol which requires patients to agree to random urine testing. The test results show if they are abusing their medications — in which case he'll find them treatment — or not taking them at all — which may mean they are selling the drugs illegally.

Dr. Gosy refuses to treat patients who will not agree to the protocol.

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