Clinicians with the Center for Addiction Medicine and Policy in conjunction with colleagues in Pharmacy and Penn Pathways, developed two algorithms for patients seeking treatment for opioid use disorder and for the management of opioid withdrawal symptoms while in our EDs or hospitals. The right medication will depend on the individual patient and may change over time.
Goals of Implementing Hospital-based MOUD:
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