PainRelief.com Interview with:
Marian Wilson, PhD, MPH, RN, PMGT-BC
Assistant Editor, Pain Management Nursing
Washington State University College of Nursing
PainRelief.com: What is the background for this study?
Response: People with opioid use disorder often experience withdrawal symptoms that can interfere with recovery success. Our team was interested in whether noninvasive home sensors could provide accurate information to detect overnight restlessness and sleep problems that could indicate opioid withdrawal for adults prescribed methadone for opioid use disorder.