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Guideline Resources: Clinical Tools

The Guideline for Prescribing Opioid for Chronic Pain is intended to help providers determine when and how to prescribe opioids for chronic pain, and also how to use nonopioid and nonpharmacologic options that are effective with less risk. The clinical tools below have been developed with you, the primary care provider, in mind, to help you carry out the complex task of balancing pain management with the potential risks that prescription opioids pose.


Assess. Manage. Monitor. www.cdc.gov Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain

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