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ACS News

Coming next month in JACS and online now: Post-discharge opioid prescribing and use after common surgical procedures

A study in an upcoming issue of JACS examines the variability in opioid prescribing and use after surgery.


The opioid epidemic: What can surgeons do about it?

The surgeon’s role in addressing the U.S. opioid crisis is described, as are the College’s efforts to educate policymakers, providers, and patients about opioid abuse prevention.

Evidence-Based Decisions in Surgery

New ACS surgical practice guidelines now include patient education

The ACS Evidence-Based Decisions in Surgery modules provide surgeons with peer-review recommendations and new patient education information for use at the point of care.


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