Post Operative and Recovery
Diagnoses of mental health and substance use disorders associated with three times higher odds of overdose.
Patients used fewer opioid tablets when surgeons cut back prescriptions, but there is more work to be done on safe medication disposal.
Involving patients in pain management decisions significantly decreased opioid prescriptions without compromising pain control.
New research from Michigan Medicine could help clinicians identify which patients are more likely to continue to use opioids after surgery recovery.
A new study suggests an opportunity to safely reduce opioid prescriptions to children after tonsil removal surgery.