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Joseph E. Bellis Medical Library: Opioids Overview

St. Mary Medical Center, Long Beach, CA

Opiods and UpToDate

CURES Database

The Controlled Substance Utilization Review and Evaluation System (CURES) stores Schedule II, III, and IV controlled substance prescription information reported as dispensed in California. The mandate to consult CURES prior to prescribing, ordering, administering, or furnishing a Schedule II–IV controlled substance became effective October 2, 2018.

Developed by Billie White, MLS, Clinical Librarian, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ; Updated by Judy Kraemer, MLIS, MBA, Medical Librarian, St. Mary Medical Center, Long Beach, CA