Jul 19, 2016 | risk assessment

The Tools of Risk Assessment

A number of validated risk assessment tools are available to the prescribing clinician, and their use is increasingly important in the current environment for opioid therapy. A clinical psychologist and Certified Pain Educator summarizes what the frontline practitioner should know about the pros and cons of each. Special considerations for high-risk patients, and those on long-term therapy are also outlined.

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