You can access good information from many sources. This website provides some links to get you started.
|Opioids for short term pain: your questions answered||Answers to common questions about opioids for managing short term pain|
|Opioids for Pain After Surgery – ISMP||Provides answers to various questions you may have about pain medication after surgery from the Institute for Safe Medication Practices in Canada|
|Health Canada – Information for Patients & Families||Helpful patient information handout for patients and their families or caregivers|
|Opioid pain medicines: information for patients and families – ISMP||Leaflet that provides important safety information about opioids for family, friends and caregivers from the Institute for Safe Medication Practices in Canada|
|Opioids: When you need them and when you don’t||This resource from Choosing Wisely provides information on opioids; when you need them and when you don’t|