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Posted by alan zykofsky
on September 29, 2000 at 00:32:17:
In Reply to: Drug testing - standard procedures? posted by Blondie098 on September 27, 2000 at 23:01:59:
: When you first go to see pain management docs, is it standard procedure for them to order a complete blood "tox screen"? Or do they just do this for people who "look the type" to be drug addicts (long-hair, biker-dude looking guy)?
: I understand why they asked hubby to sign "narcotics contract", but anyone else had the doc make snide remarks about "we need a blood test to check for abuse" (all that has been taken is what was prescribed by main doctor while we were waiting to see pain mgmt, but he seemed a little rude about it)?
that sounds like you found a real jerk for a pain manngement doctor. i think you should find another one who will lok at the mri's and not judge your hubby,because he has long hair.
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