Opioid related articles
Reading time: 3 minutes New guidance is available for physicians working with a population who have higher levels of tolerance to opioids, which could help patients better manage their withdrawal, prevent cravings and reduce the risk of overdose.
Reading time: 3 minutes A group of addiction medicine experts developed a toolkit to support emergency medicine physicians in initiating buprenorphine to high-risk patients, increasing their chances of continuing treatment after discharge.
Reading time: 3 minutes The Prescribing Drugs policy sets out the College’s expectations for physicians when prescribing drugs or providing drug samples to patients
Reading time: 5 minutes Several health system agencies have developed initiatives that give physicians the access to information they need in order to make informed, rational prescribing decisions. We profile several of the initiatives here.