Opioid Use In Gynecologic Oncology In The Age Of The Opioid Epidemic: Part I - Effective Opioid Use Across Clinical Settings

Authoring Organization

Publication Month/Year

May 1, 2018

Last Updated Month/Year

January 10, 2023

Document Type


External Publication Status


Country of Publication


Document Objectives

This article examines the appropriate use of opioids across the range of clinical settings encountered in gynecologic oncology.

Target Patient Population

Patients with gynecologic oncology

Inclusion Criteria

Female, Adolescent, Adult, Older adult

Health Care Settings

Ambulatory, Hospice, Hospital, Outpatient

Intended Users

Nurse, nurse practitioner, physician, physician assistant


Assessment and screening, Management

Diseases/Conditions (MeSH)

D000072716 - Cancer Pain, D010166 - Palliative Care, D065126 - Palliative Medicine, D059408 - Pain Management, D000701 - Analgesics, Opioid, D009293 - Opioid-Related Disorders, D000080052 - Opioid Epidemic


palliative care, oncology, Opioid Epidemic, Opioid, opioid misuse