…from the Guidelines and Protocols Advisory Committee

(now open for external review until December 18th, 2017)

You are invited to review the draft BC Guideline Opioid Use Disorder – Diagnosis and Management in Primary Care , developed by the Guidelines and Protocols Advisory Committee in collaboration with the BC Centre on Substance Use.  The draft guideline presents recommendations for diagnosis and management of opioid use disorder in primary care with a focus on induction and maintenance of buprenorphine/naloxone (Suboxone®) opioid agonist treatment for adults and youth ≥12 years. This BC Guideline is a summary version of the recently published provincial  Guideline for the Clinical Management of Opioid Use Disorder developed by the BC Centre on Substance Use and the BC Ministry of Health, available at bccsu.ca.

Peer review is a critical component of the guideline development process. BC health care professionals and relevant stakeholders are invited to participate as external reviewers for the draft version of this guideline.

Please visit the BC Guidelines External Review page to download the draft guideline and submit your feedback via our new online questionnaire.

For more information, visit www.bcguidelines.ca.

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