Clinical Practice Tips videos: Effective Tapering Strategies for Prescription Opioids
In this series of four videos for family physicians and other health care practitioners, Dr Peter Selby, chief of the Addictions Division at CAMH, presents guidance on tapering opioids from the Canadian Guidelines for Safe and Effective Use of Opioids for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain.
1. Key messages
2. Main reasons to discontinue opioids
3. Clinical considerations
4. Opioid tapering protocol