Episode from the podcastThis Life #YOULIVE With Dr Drew

This Life 33: Dr Bruce Heischober

Released Monday, 13th June 2016
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Dr Bruce Heischober follows up on This Life to relate his experience in the ER after the San Bernardino shooting in light of another US terror attack in Florida. Dr. Drew and Bruce talk seriously about Prince's death, debate Suboxone and opioid addiction with Bob who is driving in and on the phone. #YOULIVE
At the 20 minute mark: Suboxone:
Dr. Bruce and Drew discuss the complexities of managing chronic pain with and without addiction or dependency. They distinguish addiction verse non addict dependent patients. They also discuss why it is that Suboxone is not used more routinely as a first-line treatment for chronic pain given anecdotal reports and literature suggesting it is a beneficial treatment. The Docs also go through the complexities of the various co-occuring disorders seen in chronic pain and addiction. 
Outro Music: “Blood Bizzness (Feat. Keely Raquel)” by Fabrizio And The Fever from the album Nunchuck Fury, available on iTunes.
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