Kratom: A Botanical With Traditional Use in Asia To Treat Pain and Opioid Use Problems
Christopher R. McCurdy, Ph.D., F.A.A.P.S.
After completing this module, learners should be able to:
- Explain what kratom is and the historical use in Southeast Asia.
- Describe kratom as it is being used in the United States.
- Discuss common questions about kratom use, potential benefits, and risks.
- Refer patients as appropriate to additional science-based information sources on kratom and other dietary supplements used for health purposes.
This lecture has been broken into 13 chapters and may be viewed by clicking on the links provided, beginning with Introduction to Kratom: A Botanical With Traditional Use in Asia To Treat Pain and Opioid Use Problems.