Guidelines developed from gallbladder patient data and interviews form the basis of a new effort to right-size opioid prescribing for many operations.
Ketamine is used increasingly during surgery to reduce pain during recovery. A recent study questioned the efficacy of this common practice.
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For some surgery patients, a prescription to ease postoperation pain leads to continued opioid use months afterward.