Dental Prescribing Recommendations

Prescribing recommendations from the Prescription Drug and Opioid Abuse Commission (PDOAC) for dentists. These step-by-step recommendations will assist surgeons prepare for appointments, suggest alternative acute pain therapies for patients, and provide post-procedural guidelines to treat acute pain. Dental Pre-Procedure Opioid prescriptions should not be written prior to completing a dental procedure. Communicate a conservative philosophy…

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Emergency Department Prescribing Recommendations

Prescribing recommendations from the Prescription Drug and Opioid Abuse Commission (PDOAC) for the¬†emergency department. These step-by-step recommendations will assist surgeons prepare for appointments, suggest alternative acute pain therapies for patients, and provide post-procedural guidelines to treat acute pain. Emergency Department (ED) For patients presenting with acute exacerbation of chronic non-cancer pain Non-opioid therapies should be…

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Surgical Prescribing Recommendations

Prescribing recommendations from the Prescription Drug and Opioid Abuse Commission (PDOAC) for surgeons. These step-by-step recommendations will assist surgeons prepare for appointments, suggest alternative acute pain therapies for patients, and provide post-procedural guidelines to treat acute pain. Surgical Department Preoperative Counseling: For patients not using opioids before surgery Discuss the expectations regarding recovery and pain…

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4 Evidence-Based Reasons for Changing the Way You Prescribe Opioids

Provider Brochure Evidence-based answers to many of your questions such as: Why am I being asked to change my opioid prescribing practices? Will my patient satisfaction scores be impacted by prescribing fewer opioids? Will I be asked to refill prescriptions more frequently if I initially prescribe fewer opioids? and more! Download Brochure

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