Recognizing Opioid Withdrawal Syndrome (OWS) is key to determining when your patient has developed physical dependence to opioids and is at risk of Opioid Use Disorder (OUD).

UNDERSTANDING OWS

What is OWS, and what can you do to manage it?

IDENTIFYING OWS

Learn how you can identify OWS in your practice.

PATIENTS WITH OWS

Patients experiencing OWS won’t necessarily tell you they have a problem. Some may not even know that they have one. See how OWS might appear in your practice.

PATIENTS WITH OWS

Patients experiencing OWS won’t necessarily tell you they have a problem. Some may not even know that they have one. See how OWS might appear in your practice.

Reference:

  1. Shigakova F. Clinical manifestations of the opiate withdrawal syndrome. Int J Biomed. 2015;5(3):151-154.