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Opioid Prescribing for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain
The College endorses the 2017 Canadian Guideline for Opioids for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain (McMaster University) as best practices for physicians in Nova Scotia.
(PDF - 105 pages)
The Canadian Medical Association Journal's summary of the 2017 Canadian Guideline for Opioids for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain
(PDF - 8 pages)
Professional standards and guidelines are developed by the College's Professional Standards Committee.
The committee is composed of members of the public and the profession.
How the College Develops Professional Standards of Practice (PDF - 3 pages)