CPC Members, Colleagues and Friends,
The Canadian Pain Coalition is pleased to provide you with information and links regarding the release today, January 30, 2017, of the 2017 Draft Recommendations for the Use of Opioids in Chronic Non-Cancer Pain.
As you may remember, the Canadian Pain Coalition participated as an expert panel member for the original 2010 Guidelines and I represented CPC as a voting panel member for this update.
Follow the link below to learn more and to provide your feedback about the guidelines by the end of February at: http://nationalpaincentre.mcmaster.ca/guidelines.html
• Hamilton Spectator, January 30, 2017 http://www.thespec.com/news-story/7092508-mcmaster-releases-draft-opioid-guideline/
• Globe & Mail, January 29, 2017 http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/canadas-proposed-new-opioid-guidelines-dont-address-prevention-sources-say/article33821459/
Lynn Cooper BES