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

Mayo H. Fujii, MD, MS; Ashley C. Hodges; Ruby L. Russell; et al found that median opioid use after surgery was 27 percent of the total prescribed, and only 18 percent of patients reported receiving disposal instructions. Significant variability in opioid prescribing and use after surgery warrants investigation into contributing factors.

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