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Opioid Management

Editors' Choice of Best Available Content

How do you safely prescribe and manage opioids and other controlled substances for patients with chronic pain? This article collection features popular FPM content on the topic.

Last Update: 05/01/2021


Prescribing Opioids and Treating Opioid Use Disorder

12/01/2014 How to Monitor Opioid Use for Your Patients With Chronic Pain Tool
12/01/2018 Preparations for Treating Opioid Use Disorder in the Office
02/01/2021 "Quick, Grab the Naloxone": Overdose Preparedness for Ambulatory Clinics Point of Care
12/01/2010 A Proactive Approach to Controlled Substance Refills Tool
10/01/2001 Recognizing and Preventing Medication Diversion
06/01/2021 Six Tips to Effectively Treat Opioid Use Disorder in Rural Areas new
04/01/2008 A Systematic Approach to Identifying Drug-Seeking Patients
12/01/2001 A Tool for Safely Treating Chronic Pain Point of Care Tool

Other Resources

AAFP Chronic Pain Toolkit
Pain Management & Opioid Misuse [AAFP resources]
Prescription Management [FPM Topic Collection]

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