Young patients had same pain control, but took home far less opioid medication, after standard prescription size in hospital computer system was lowered based on evidence of actual use.
A new study suggests an opportunity to safely reduce opioid prescriptions to children after tonsil removal surgery.
A pilot study of families of children going home after tonsil surgery finds that a smartphone app may reduce clinic calls and simplify care instructions for parents.
In a new study, 1 in 20 privately insured children were prescribed codeine after common surgeries, despite the FDA warning on significant safety risks.
Coblation, touted as a kinder, gentler tonsillectomy method, might not be any better than traditional tonsillectomy surgery, one Michigan Medicine researcher says.