This quick guide summarizes guidelines for clinicians treating chronic pain in adults living with a history of substance misuse. It covers patient assessment, chronic pain management, managing addiction risk in patients treated with opioids, and patient education.
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This guide equips clinicians with information for treating chronic pain in adults living with a history of substance use. The guide discusses chronic pain management, including treatment with opioids. It also includes information about substance use assessments and referrals. Access the literature review.