Selected Opiates Toxicity – A Modern Day Epidemic

Learning Objectives:
1. Identify the names and reasons/circumstances for additional toxicity of SELECTED OPIATES

  • ¬†Hydromorphone DILAUDID
  • Methadone
  • Fentanyl/DURAGESIC

Criteria for these selected opiates
2. Identify and discuss

  • education,
  • potency,
  • tolerance,
  • safety,
  • kinetics,
  • dosing

Opiates Toxicity Workshop-12-2013 (PDF of presentation)