Rapid Deployment: Opioids: Best Practices for use while Addressing the Epidemic- UPMC Health Plan
For chronic pain treatment outside of active cancer treatment, palliative care, and end-of-life care including:
- When to initiate or continue opioids for chronic pain
- What opioid to select (dosage, duration, follow-up, and discontinuation)
- How to assess risk and address the harms of opioid use
Suggested Additional Reading:
Primary care physicians and physician extenders.
Erin McConnell, PharmD — Program Manager, Pharmacy Quality, UPMC Health Plan, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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