Opioid Guidelines


Responsible, Safe, and Effective Prescription of Opioids for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain: American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP) Guidelines

Pain physician 2017; 2017;20;S3-S92. Year Updated 2017

Laxmaiah Manchikanti, MD, Adam M. Kaye, PharmD, Nebojsa Nick Knezevic, MD, PhD, Heath McAnally, MD, Konstantin V. Slavin, MD, Andrea M. Trescot, MD, Susan Blank, MD, Vidyasagar Pampati, MSc, Salahadin Abdi, MD, PhD, Jay S. Grider, DO, PhD, Alan D. Kaye, MD, PhD, Kavita N. Manchikanti, MD, Harold J. Cordner, MD, Christopher G. Gharibo, MD, Michael E. Harned, MD, Sheri L. Albers, MD, Sairam Atluri, MD, Steve M. Aydin, DO, Sanjay Bakshi, MD, Robert Barkin, MBA, PharmD, Ramsin M. Benyamin, MD, Mark V. Boswell, MD, PhD, Ricardo M. Buenaventura, MD, Aaron K. Calodney, MD, David L. Cedeno, PhD, Sukdeb Datta, MD, Timothy R. Deer, MD, Bert Fellows, MA, Vincent Galan, MD, Vahid Grami, MD, Hans Hansen, MD, Standiford Helm II, MD, Rafael Justiz, MD, Dhanalakshmi Koyyalagunta, MD, Yogesh Malla, MD, Annu Navani, MD, Kent Nouri, MD, Ramarao Pasupuleti, MD, Nalini Sehgal, MD, Sanford M. Silverman, MD, Thomas T. Simopoulos, MD, Vijay Singh, MD, Daneshvari R. Solanki, MD, Peter S. Staats, MD, Ricardo Vallejo, MD, PhD, Bradley W. Wargo, DO, Arthur Watanabe, MD, and Joshua A. Hirsch, MD


Prescription Opioid Abuse in Chronic Pain: An Updated Review of Opioid Abuse Predictors and Strategies to Curb Opioid Abuse

(Part 1)

Pain Physician 2017;20;S93-S109.  Year Updated 2017
Comprehensive Review
Laxmaiah Manchikanti, MD, Vijay Singh, MD, Aaron K. Calodney, MD, Standiford Helm II, MD, Timothy R. Deer, MD, Ramsin M. Benyamin, MD, Frank J.E. Falco, MD, and Joshua A. Hirsch, MD.


Prescription Opioid Abuse in Chronic Pain: An Updated Review of Opioid Abuse Predictors and Strategies to Curb Opioid Abuse

(Part 2)

Pain Physician 2017;20;S93-S109. Year Updated 2017
Comprehensive Review
Laxmaiah Manchikanti, MD, Vijay Singh, MD, Aaron K. Calodney, MD, Standiford Helm II, MD, Timothy R. Deer, MD, Ramsin M. Benyamin, MD, Frank J.E. Falco, MD, and Joshua A. Hirsch, MD.


Repeated Quantitative Urine Toxicology May Improve Chronic Pain Patient Compliance with Opioid Therapy

Pain Physician 2017;20;S135-S145
Observational Study
Nebojsa Nick Knezevic, MD, PhD, Omar M. Khan, MD, Afsaneh Beiranvand, MD, and Kenneth D. Candido, MD


An Update of the Systematic Educational Outreach to Opioid Prescribers: The Case for Academic Detailing

Pain Physician Opioid Special Issue 2017; 20:S147-S151
Narrative Review
Margot Trotter Davis, PhD, Brian Bateman, MD, and Jerry Avorn, MD


Immunoassay-Based Drug Tests Are Inadequately Sensitive for Medication Compliance Monitoring in Patients Treated for Chronic Pain

Pain Physician Opioid Special Issue 2017; 20:SE1-SE9
Marion L. Snyder, PhD, Corinne R. Fantz, PhD, and Stacy Melanson, MD, PhD


Opioids Inhibit Angiogenesis in a Chorioallantoic Membrane Model

Pain Physician Opioid Special Issue 2017; 20:SE11-SE21
Haktan Karaman, MD, Adnan Tufek, MD, Evren Karaman, MD, and Orhan Tokgoz, MD


Current Concepts of Phenylpiperidine Derivatives Use in the Treatment of Acute and Chronic Pain

Nidal Elbaridi, MD, Alan David Kaye, MD, PhD, Stephanie Choi, MD, and Richard D. Urman MD.


Oral Oxycodone for Acute Postoperative Pain: A Review of Clinical Trials

Pain Physician Opioid Special Issue 2017; 20:SE33-SE52
Chi Wai Cheung, MD, Stanley Sau Ching Wong, MBBS, Qiu Qiu, MD, and Xianyu Wang, MD