Help prepare patients for what to expect and make a plan for pain relief.
Pain is part of the healing process and knowing what to expect will help patients achieve peace of mind.
Determine your patients’ risk for opioid dependence.
Strategies for relief of musculoskeletal pain in the Emergency Department.
Having a prescribing policy in place, such as receiving prescriptions from one provider or limiting the number of pills prescribed, will reduce the number of pills that can potentially be diverted, abused, and/or misused.
Strategies for safely using, storing and disposing of opioids.
Scripts for dealing with common pain reliefs situations.