Assessments

Clinical Opiate Withdrawal Scale (COWS)

This tool can be used in both inpatient and outpatient settings to reproducibly rate common signs and symptoms of opiate withdrawal and monitor these symptoms over time.

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Diagnosis, Intractability, Risk and Efficacy (DIRE)

DIRE Score: Patient Selection for Chronic Opioid Analgesia

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PEG13: A Three-Item Scale Assessing Pain

Development and Initial Validation of the PEG, a Three-item Scale Assessing Pain Intensity and Interference

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Opioid Risk Tool (ORT)

The Opioid Risk Tool (ORT) is a brief, self-report screening tool designed for use with adult patients in primary care settings to assess risk for opioid abuse among individuals prescribed opioids for treatment of chronic pain.

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