Dr. Launette Rieb
Dr. Launette Rieb is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Family Practice at UBC. She is a family physician certified by the American Board of Addiction Medicine and the Canadian Society of Addiction Medicine and did her graduate work in the area of pain physiology. She works clinically as a consultant in chronic pain and addiction rehabilitation at OrionHealth (Vancouver Pain Clinic), and at The Orchard Recovery Centre. Dr. Rieb is a NIDA sponsored Canadian Addiction Medicine Research Fellow. And she is also the recipient of a UBC Faculty of Medicine Post Graduate Teaching Award.
Presentation Title: How Opioids Can Induce Pain and What To Do About It
- List three pain phenomena associated with opioid use or cessation
- Discuss possible mechanisms for opioids increasing pain with use and withdrawal
- Identify potential ways of reducing the pain caused by opioid use and withdrawal