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Teaching trainees how to write: Surgical resident opioid prescribing and perioperative pain management
HIGHLIGHTS Describes the role of residents in managing the opioid epidemic Outlines interventions, including education, to empower residents to make smart prescribing decisions Identifies the need for management of buprenorphine in the postoperative setting Opioid use disorder is rampant across the U.S. and has become a leading cause of injury-related death in the nation. In […]
ACS works with Congress to address the U.S. opioid crisis
The ACS advocacy efforts and policy positions regarding the opioid crisis are summarized as are the key points of the SUPPORT Patients and Communities Act, which includes provisions for treatment, prevention, and safe disposal of opioids.