Clinical Care Guidelines

Managing Patients with Chronic Non-Terminal Pain

Pain Guideline
Patient Education Materials:
     - Chronic Pain
Cover Memo/Key Points:
     - What's New -- Cover Memo

CME Self-Study Activity

Tools for Clinicians:
     - Clinic policy: patients on long-term controlled substances
     - Discontinuing opioids
     - High-dose Opioid Taper Intiative
     - Oral opioid dosing equivalents and conversions
     - Opioid Tapering -- Mayo article
     - Ordering and interpreting urine drug tests
     - Outline for Initial Evaluation of Chronic Pain
     - Outline for Follow-Up Evaluation of Chronic Pain
     - PEG (Pain, Enjoyment, General Activity) Scale
     - Pain Disability Index -- UM-specific
     - Safely Discontinuing Opioid Analgesics during natural disasters
     - Pain Management Questionnaire
     - Pocket guide on opioid reduction -- CDC
     - Patient-Provider Agreement for Controlled Substance Medication
     - Tapering schedule template
     - Tip Sheet to create a CSA document - UM-specific

     - One-Page MQIC Guideline: Opioid Prescribing in Adults Excluding Palliative and End-of-Life Care
     - One-Page MQIC Guideline: Screening, Diagnosis and Referral for Substance Use Disorders


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