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Practice Tips: Documenting opioid management is as important as doing it
It's important to protect your practice by documenting opioid management in the medical record and adhering to extra regulatory requirements.
1 Jul 2013
ACP offers new Practice Advisor module, webinars on use of opioids for chronic pain
The module, Opioid Risk Management, helps assess a practice's ability to successfully develop a treatment plan for chronic pain and track and monitor use of opioids if prescribed.
14 Aug 2018
Reducing the risks of opioid management
Patients with known drug-seeking behavior can be managed by establishing and closely following office procedures.
1 Jun 2013
Registration open for ACP webinars on diabetes, opioids, and gender equity
Topics include “Update on Diabetes Mellitus,” “Managing Patients Not Benefiting From (or Being Harmed by) Opioids,” and “Putting Gender Equity Principles into Action.”
28 Aug 2018
Seeking clarity for opioid prescribing
Doctors continue to be frustrated by their patients' chronic pain problems, due to a lack of evidence on opioids' long-term effectiveness and strong evidence of potential harms.
1 Apr 2015
Primary care doctors do limited screening for misuse of long-term opioids
Primary care physicians' adoption of opioid risk reduction strategies is limited, even in treatment of patients at increased risk of misuse, a new study has found.
30 Aug 2011
Methadone challenging option for treatment of chronic pain
Involved in one-third of all deaths from prescription drug overdoses, methadone requires expert management to prescribe safely. Learn that latest guideline recommendations and when it's best used.
1 Sep 2014
Opioid abuse potential prompts monitoring role for internists
Opioids can be used safely for pain management in most patients, but for a small but significant percentage, there is a real chance of addiction and other harms. Experts increasingly look to the prescribed drugs in a medicine cabinet as a source of concern.
1 May 2011
PRACTICE MANAGEMENT Until now, the InternationalClassification of Diseases, TenthRevision, ...
Themodules “Chronic Pain Management” and“Opioid Risk Management” can help a practicebecome consistent and confident in its treat-ment of patients taking long-term opioids. ... Next month’s CPS Tips will address how todocument opioid management in the prac-tice records.
23 May 2013