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This document provides basic definitions for terminology about opioids, pain and substance use disorders.
This document provides an overview of issues and resources related to opioids; including safely and effectively managing acute and chronic pain, regulations governing prescribing, and the diagnosis and treatment of opioid use disorder.
Care Tips for Caring for Opioid Use Disorder Patients
This document provides an understanding of OUD, discusses withdrawal assessment and provides suggestions for approaches to care.
Systematic review to determine which validated measurement tools can be used to assess risk of problematic analgesic use in patients with chronic pain.
British Journal of Anaesthesia. 2017; 119 (6): 1092–109.
Postsurgical prescriptions for opioid naive patients and association with overdose and misuse: retrospective cohort study.
British Medical Journal. 2018; 360: j5790.
Partnering with patients and families to strengthen approaches to the opioid epidemic.
Institute for Patient- and Family-Centered Care. 2018.
Opioid abuse in chronic pain — misconceptions and mitigation strategies.
The New England Journal of Medicine. 2016; 374(13): 1253-63.