This toolkit does not set a standard of care, rather it is an educational aid to practice. These tools do not set a single best course of management, nor do they include all available management options. This toolkit was developed by an interdisciplinary team based on published evidence and expert opinion in order to model one particular way of increasing and improving access to care for patients with opioid use disorder. This information is intended for healthcare providers and subject matter experts; it is not intended for use by patients and the general population.
As the literature develops best practices may change. They should never be used as a substitute for clinical judgement. Individual providers are responsible for assessing the unique circumstances and needs of each case. Adherence to these guidelines and tools will not ensure successful treatment in every situation.
These guidelines and tools apply to patients in inpatient medical settings and associated treatment. If any of the points are different for pregnant patients, it is noted in each segment of the document.
ACUTE PAIN AND PERIOPERATIVE GUIDELINE
PHARMACY AND THERAPEUTICS MONOGRAPH
COWS SCORE CARD
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