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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

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

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

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