Opioid Risk Screening Tools and Articles
Validated Opioid Risk Tools
The tools below have some emerging evidence supporting their use as screening tools to detect risk of opioid misuse during opioid therapy of pain. However, patients or others who wish to deceive clinicians can avert risk detection; clinical judgment must always inform practice.
- Opioid Risk Tool (ORT) – 5 questions (pdf)
- ORT Assessment Instrument (*broken link)
- Screener and Opioid Assessment for Patients with Pain (SOAPP) (*broken link)
- Opioid Risk Information Guides (*broken link)
Articles discussing opioid risk assessment in more depth