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Michigan OPEN

Open for Healthcare Professionals

We offer evidence-based best practices and the latest research in an effort to support healthcare professionals and change the trajectory of the opioid epidemic. On this site, you’ll find up-to-date resources for:

Our Evidence

Our team conducts research on numerous aspects of opioid prescribing and pain management. Take a look at our published research.

Our Evidence

Managing Pain After Childbirth

A practical guide for clinicians to learn more about implementing the COMFORT (Creating Optimal Pain Management for Tailoring Interventions after Childbirth) Clinical Practice Guideline.

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Managing Pain After Childbirth

Learn ways to manage pain after childbirth such as: over-the-counter medications, non-medication strategies, and opioids, if prescribed.

Adult Surgery Pain Management Guide for Patients

Learn how to prepare for surgery and to help manage pain after surgery.

Adult Surgery Pain Management Guide for Healthcare Providers

As a healthcare provider, learn evidence-based approaches to help manage your patient’s pain after surgery.

Dental Prescribing: Summary of Best Practices

Stay up to date with OPEN’s summary of best practices for prescribing after dental surgery.

Managing Pain After Dental Surgery

Learn ways to manage pain after dental surgery such as: over-the-counter medications, non-medication strategies, and opioids, if prescribed.

Managing Pain After Surgery (Adults)

Learn ways to manage pain after surgery such as: over-the-counter medications, non-medication strategies, and opioids, if prescribed.