PHYSICIANS: Did You Receive a Letter From the Medical Examiner’s Office? - Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula

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PHYSICIANS: Did you receive a letter from the coroner's office?

You may have received a courtesy communication from the Monterey County Coroner's Office to let you know that your patient died and that prescription overdose contributed to the death. The intent of the letter is informational as well as educational. Following are informational items:

  1. CURES Registration
  2. CURES Access
  3. CDC Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain.
  4. CDC Checklist for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain
  5. Tips on How to Safely Taper Patients Off of Prescription Opioids
  6. Clinical Consultation Center for providers by providers for recommendations on individual difficult cases: Monday – Friday 7 a.m. – 3 p.m., (855) 300-3595
  7. SAMHSA Medication-Assisted Treatment Physician Locator
  8. Pain Management Options - Monterey and Salinas
  9. Alcohol and Drug Counseling and Treatment - Monterey and Salinas
  10. Complimentary Medicine - Monterey and Salinas
  11. Telemedicine Addiction Services - Bright Heart Health
  12. Naloxone Provider Guide
  13. Naloxone Patient Guide - English |Spanish
  14. Hazards of Opiates Patient Guide - English | Spanish
  15. Information on the combination of Opioids, Benzodiazepines, and Soma - the potentially fatal "Holy Trinity"

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