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Can J Pain



Opioid weaning and pain management in postsurgical patients at the Toronto General Hospital Transitional Pain Service.


Clarke H, Azargive S, Montbriand J, Nicholls J, Sutherland A, Valeeva L, Boulis S, McMillan K, Ladak S S, Ladha K, Katznelson R, McRae K, Tamir D, Lyn S, Huang A, Weinrib A, Katz J
Can J Pain. 2018; 2(1):236-247.
PMID: 35005382.


The perioperative period provides a critical window to address opioid use, particularly in patients with a history of chronic pain and presurgical opioid use. The Toronto General Hospital Transitional Pain Service (TPS) was developed to address the issues of pain and opioid use after surgery.