The Art and (Very Little) Science of Tapering

Source: Partnership Health Plan of California

This 2015 video from Dr. Andrea Rubinstein provides guidance to providers on how to work with patients to taper their opioid medication dosage. Includes a discussion on indications for tapering, 10 best practices for designing individual tapering plans, how to calculate appropriate tapering schedules, how to address challenges during the tapering process, and includes discussions of patient cases.

Funding Source: Partnership Health Plan of California, Kaiser Permanente