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2021 Apr 01

Nurse Pract



Pharmacogenetic testing: Clinical integration and application for chronic pain management.


Fredrikson KM, Fasolino T
Nurse Pract. 2021 Apr 01; 46(4):12-19.
PMID: 33739321.


NPs commonly prescribe pharmaceutical therapies such as opiates, antidepressants, and/or other analgesics to improve the health and well-being of patients experiencing chronic pain. This article provides NPs with pharmacogenetic testing knowledge, such as readiness for clinical implementation, considerations for choosing a testing service, and testing costs for chronic pain management.