PDFWAC 246-817-908

Use of alternative modalities for pain treatment.

The dentist shall consider multimodal pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic therapy for pain rather than defaulting to the use of opioid therapy alone whenever reasonable, evidence-based, clinically appropriate alternatives exist.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.32.002, 18.32.0365, 18.32.800 and 2017 c 297. WSR 19-02-043, § 246-817-908, filed 12/26/18, effective 1/26/19.]