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Opioid Therapy for Chronic Pain Clinical Support Tools

Provider Tools

The Use of Opioids in the Management of Chronic Pain Pocket Card (2022)
This tool helps guide clinical decision making on the use of opioids when treating patients with chronic pain.

Dose, Duration, and Tapering of Opioids (2023)
Fact sheet for providers with strategies to safely plan dosage, duration, and tapering in opioid therapy

Provider Considerations for Chronic Pain (2023)
Fact sheet for providers with considerations on whether long-term opioid therapy is appropriate in specific situations

Reducing the Risk of Unsafe Opioid Use (2023)
Fact sheet for providers detailing risk associated with opioid use along with other behavioral health conditions

Patient Tools

Talking About Your Opioid Use (2023)
Fact sheet for patients describing opioid use disorder, including facts, risks, diagnoses, and treatment

Chronic Pain Management: A Patient’s Guide (2023)
Fact sheet for patients highlighting different treatment options available as well as ways to self-manage chronic pain

Last Updated: May 21, 2024
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