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Guidelines and Templates

Tools and Resources

Guidelines and templates

Treatment Guidelines

Therapeutic decision making generally is guided by a combination of available evidence, often in the form of treatment guidelines, and individual clinical expertise. Links to several guidelines for the use of opioid therapy in patients with chronic pain are listed here. Note that this is not an exhaustive list and that these guidelines may be subject to periodic updates.

Treatment Agreement Templates

Opioid treatment agreements are available from a variety of organizations. Some of these written agreements are listed here: