Clinical Practice Guideline for Opioid Therapy for Chronic Pain

Link

https://www.healthquality.va.gov/guidelines/Pain/cot/

Additional Links

Guideline

Sponsoring Organization

Veterans Health Administration (VHA)

Description

Offers evidence-based information, recommendations, guides, and tools to Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Department of Defense (DoD) healthcare providers and patients to assist in the decision making process to improve the health and treatment of patients with chronic pain. Includes information and algorithms for determining the appropriateness, risks, duration, and frequency of opioid therapy to prioritize safe and effective opioid prescribing practices.

Geographic Coverage

Nationwide

Topics

Health and Wellness • Healthcare Workforce • Opioids • Pain Management and Opioid Prescribing • Veterans