Orin Ware, John Cagle, Paul Sacco and Jodi Frey published in Journal of Pain and Symptom Management

PhD Candidate Orrin Ware, Associate Professors John Cagle and Paul Sacco, Associate, Professor Jodi Frey, and others published in Journal of Pain and Symptom Management.


Title: Confirmed Medication Diversion in Hospice Care: Qualitative Findings From a National Sample of Agencies


The paper identified multiple ways in which medication diversion was confirmed, and concluded that good clinical practice and vigilance may help agencies detect medication diversion. Moreover, diversion prevention techniques should not harmfully impact quality of patient care.


Ware, O. D., Cagle, J. G., McPherson, M. L., Sacco, P., Frey, J., & Guralnik, J. (2020). Confirmed Medication Diversion in Hospice Care: Qualitative Findings from a National Sample of Agencies. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2020.09.013

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