Massachusetts Pain Initiative: Pain Management Pocket Tool

Massachusetts Pain Initiative: Pain Management Pocket Tool, version May 2023

Please provide your contact information to download our latest pain management pocket tool.  This tool is intended to provide an overview of commonly used analgesics, including sections on:

  • Opioid equianalgesic chart
  • Adjuvant analgesic drugs
  • Switching from one opioid to another
  • Commonly used non-opioid analgesics
  • Patient controlled analgesia dosing
  • Management of opioid side effects
  • Principles of pain management
  • Management of breakthrough pain

This tool is not a complete pharmacological review. All medications should be administered only with physician or licensed allied health provider orders. No liability will be assumed for the use of this tool.

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