Updated Guidelines for Treating Opioid Use Disorder
The Carlat Addiction Treatment Report, Volume 8, Number 5, July 2020
Rehan Aziz, MD.
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.
Dr. Aziz has disclosed that he has no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity
The American Society of Addiction Medicine released updated guidelines for the management of opioid use disorder (OUD) in March, 2020. They focus on expanding access to methadone and buprenorphine. Additionally, detailed guidance is given for perioperative management of OUD and pain management in patients with OUD.