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Education is key for empowerment. We aim to provide patients and providers with resources to support informed decision making. OPEN offers a wide range of evidence-based materials that highlight the latest best practices for healthcare professionals, patients and their families from pain management to safe storage and disposal of medications.

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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.

Non-Medication Pain Management

Learn how to help manage or reduce your pain and anxiety through various techniques. 

Pediatrics Non-Medication Pain Management

Learn how to help manage your child’s pain and anxiety after surgery.

Pediatric Best Practices Card

Easily share best practices for managing a child’s pain after surgery.

Acute Care Pain Management – Adult Impact Report

Learn about OPEN’s impact with acute care pain management.

Acute Care Pain Management – Pediatrics Impact Report

Learn about OPEN’s impact in pediatrics.

Adult Prescribing Recommendations

Use OPEN’s evidence-based prescribing recommendations for tailored pain management after surgery in adult patients.

Pediatric Planning For Surgery and Pain Management Worksheet

Use and share this worksheet with your child’s care team to help prepare and manage pain after your child’s surgery.

Acetaminophen and NSAIDs Reference Sheet – Surgery

Learn more about prescribing acetaminophen and NSAIDs for pain management after surgery.

Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain (CDC)

Intended to improve communication between providers and patients about the risks and benefits of opioid therapy for chronic pain, improve the safety and effectiveness of pain treatment, and reduce the risks associated with long-term opioid therapy, including opioid use disorder and overdose.

Acute Care Opioid Treatment and Prescribing Recommendations: Emergency Department

Stay up to date with OPEN’s summary of best practices for prescribing in the Emergency Department.

How Do You Treat Pain? (For Teens)

A one-page flyer created by the Pediatric Trauma Group at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital focused on non-medication options for teens.

Non-Drug Options for Pain Management and Comfort in Children

A document created by Michigan Medicine Child Life providing greater detail on non-medication strategies.

Medication Tracking Log

Help keep track of the use of medications your child is taking after surgery.