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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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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.

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. 

4 Evidence-based Reasons To Improve Opioid Prescribing Practices After Surgery

Explore 4 evidence-based reasons to improve opioid prescribing practices after surgery.

Adult Prescribing Recommendations

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

Pain and Opioid Data Collection

Explore OPEN’s process to create and evaluate opioid prescribing recommendations.

 

 

Levels of Evidence

Explore the five Levels of evidence to use while making educated determinations about prescribing and care.

Substance Use Disorder Screening and Care Coordination Toolkit

Use these customizable email templates to communicate best care practices for patients with positive TAPS screening category.

 

 

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.