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Opioid Guideline Toolkit: Acute Pain / Opioid Management

This LibGuide contains information on best practices for managing pain and tools to assist with safe prescribing of opioid analgesics.

Provider Toolbox - Acute Pain / Opioid Management

Reasons to change opioid prescribing practices MI Open Prescribing Network

  • Greater than 70% of prescribed opioids after surgery go unused by the patient
  • Approximately 6-10% of opioid naive patients prior to surgery become new persistent opioid users
  • NO correlation between patient satisfaction scores and amount of opioid prescribed
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