My Opioid Manager Book, and accompanying App © 2015 Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, University Health Network.

Authors: Andrea Furlan, MD PhD & Amy Robidas, RN

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All information in the My Opioid Manager Book, and accompanying App (the “Application”), (referred to collectively as “MyOM”) is protected by copyright in Canada and internationally. MyOM, including all images, photographs, animations, text and other audiovisual materials, and any and all patents, copyrights, moral rights, trademarks, trade secrets and any other form of intellectual property rights recognized in any jurisdiction, including applications and registrations for any of the foregoing embodied therein are owned by Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, University Health Network or its licensors. No information can be reproduced or distributed without the prior and express permission of Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, University Health Network.

ISBN: 978-0-969-1780-6-4

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Please read the following Disclaimers and Terms and Conditions of Use carefully before using MyOM. By using or accessing MyOM you acknowledge that you have read, understood and accepted these disclaimers and terms and conditions of use.

Information in MyOM was been developed by Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, University Health Network.

Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, University Health Network makes no warranties or representations as to the accuracy of the information provided. The information contained in or presented from MyOM is exclusively intended for educational purposes and comes without any representation or warranty of any kind, expressed or implied. Any implied warranty or condition of fitness for a particular purpose, merchantability or otherwise in respect of MyOM and/or any maintenance or support for the Application is expressly disclaimed. Application of the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods, including any domestic legislation implementing same, is expressly disclaimed.

Neither Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, University Health Network, as an entity, nor one of its staff or contractors can under any circumstance be held liable for consequences caused by or deriving from the use of the information contained in MyOM. Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, University Health Network is not liable for damages arising from use ofMyOM, including any that may arise from any defects or viruses (or similarly disruptive elements) caused from downloading or using the MyOM, or from websites (via hyperlinks) to which references are made in MyOM, nor from information provided in MyOM or these referred websites. In no event shall Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, University Health Network be liable for direct, indirect, consequential, special, exemplary, or other damages related to your use of MyOM (including any loss of data), regardless of how arising or the theory of liability whether arising in contract, tort, negligence or otherwise. You are responsible for backing up any data you enter into the Application. Computer devices may malfunction from time to time and any unsaved data may be lost.

These disclaimers and terms and conditions shall be interpreted under, and any action or claim arising from or related to MyOM shall be brought in the courts of, and governed exclusively by, the laws of Ontario, Canada and the applicable laws of Canada applicable therein, without regard to its conflicts of laws principles. Unless prohibited by applicable law, you expressly waive the right to participate in a class action proceeding.

Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, University Health Network reserves the right to update or change information contained in MyOM without prior notice or prior acceptance.


MyOM is based on the “Opioid Manager™”, a tool for clinicians, and is a companion to the “Opioid Manager™” which is used by medical practitioners. MyOM is intended as a reference for patients currently using opioids for chronic non-cancer pain, or for patients with chronic non-cancer pain who have been offered opioids to help manage their pain. It is not a medical device and is not designed for use without the supervision of a trained medical practitioner. Nothing contained in MyOM should be construed, directly or indirectly, as the practice of medicine or providing medical services by Toronto Rehabilitation Institute,University Health Network.

MyOM is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Never make changes to your medication, nor adjust your dose, without first consulting your health care provider. Always seek the advice of a physician or other qualified healthcare provider concerning questions you have regarding a medical condition, and before starting, stopping or modifying any treatment or medication. Never delay obtaining medical advice or disregard medical advice because of something you have or have not read on MyOM. If you have, or suspect you have, a health problem, or if you experience an adverse side effect, please consult your doctor. If you have, or suspect you are experiencing a health emergency, please promptly visit a Hospital Emergency Department in your area.

MyOM has not been evaluated by Health Canada, the United States Food and Drug Administration (“USFDA”) or any other domestic or foreign regulatory agency and is not approved to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease or for the prescription of any medication or treatment. While the information contained may be of use in other jurisdictions, these materials were designed for use in Canada and you are solely responsible for ensuring suitability and permitted use in other jurisdictions.

If you have any questions about these Disclaimers and Terms and Conditions of Use or general questions, please contact us using the contact information set out above.


We collect non-personally identifiable data (which is transmitted back to us) through the App regarding the use of the App in order to better understand use of the App and to help us identify areas for improvement.

The App also allows users to enter certain identifying information and personal health information, which they can then choose to transmit directly to their health care provider by email. Any such information is not collected by us and no copy is sent to us by the App. Please keep in mind that information sent by email is not encrypted and may be subject to interception by third parties.