Cdc guideline for prescribing opioids forFound 5 free book(s)
Clinicians should use caution when prescribing opioids at any dosage, should carefully reassess evidence of individual benefits and risks when increasing dosage to ≥50 morphine milligram equivalents (MME)/day, and should avoid
2 Determining when to initiate or continue opioids for chronic pain should include the following: o Nonpharmacologic therapy and nonopioid pharmacologic therapy are preferred for chronic
November 2017 Key Components Avoid starting opioids Screen for risk of dependence using an instrument such asopioids, assess SOAPP-R or ORT. When starting opioids MQIC.ORG Periodically re-evaluate pain and function (consider using an assessment tool such as PEG-3); consider re-checking MAPS and urine drug screen.
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