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    Opioid Epidemic - Key Resources

    This collection features the best content from AFP, as identified by the AFP editors, on the opioid epidemic and related issues, including chronic opioid therapy, chronic pain management, opioid prescribing, and opioid misuse. New research may affect the interpretation and application of this material. Clinical judgment is advised. Note that AFP content published within the past two years is accessible to AAFP members and paid subscribers only.
    Nov 15, 2023 Prescribing Opioids for Pain: Guidelines From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [Practice Guidelines]   CME
    Feb 13, 2023 Opioid Epidemic Updates: “Frankenstein Opioids” and Xylazine-Induced Skin Ulcers
    Jul 01, 2020 Family Physicians Play Key Role in Bridging the Gap in Access to Opioid Use Disorder Treatment [Graham Center Policy One-Pager]
    Oct 01, 2019 Opioid Use Disorder: Medical Treatment Options   PtEd
    Mar 15, 2019 Lofexidine (Lucemyra) for Treatment of Opioid Withdrawal Symptoms [STEPS]
    May 15, 2018 Implantable Buprenorphine (Probuphine) for Maintenance Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder [STEPS]
    Mar 01, 2018 Buprenorphine Therapy for Opioid Use Disorder   PtEd
    Apr 01, 2017 Management of Chronic Pain and Opioid Misuse: A Position Paper from the AAFP [Practice Guidelines]   Tool
    Sep 15, 2023 The Role of Xylazine in the Overdose Crisis [Editorials]   FREE
    Oct 01, 2019 Common Misperceptions About Buprenorphine Prescribing for Opioid Use Disorder [Editorials]
    Mar 01, 2018 Treating Opioid Use Disorder as a Family Physician: Taking the Next Step [Editorials]
    Sep 15, 2017 How Family Physicians Can Combat the Opioid Epidemic [Editorials]
    Apr 01, 2017 Chronic Pain Management and Opioid Misuse: Guidance for Family Physicians [Editorials]

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