Opioid Dosing Guideline for Chronic Noncancer Pain

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Opioid Dosing Guideline for Chronic Noncancer Pain

Description

This guideline for primary care providers is a resource for treating adult patients for chronic noncancer pain. It provides information on the scope of the challenge, recommendations for prudent prescribing and monitoring, advice on how to get consultative assistance, and resources for educating patients. Also included are an opioid dose calculator and patient assessment tools.

Developer:

Washington State Agency Medical Directors' Group

Funding Sources:

Washington State Agency Medical Directors' Group

History

Release Date: 2007
Review Date: 2010
Original Summary: July 2012
Last Updated: 01/16/13

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