Type of Activity
Original Presentation Date
Date of Submission
Purpose: To examine opiate pain medication prescription and consumption after surgical procedures at VCU Medical Center.
1.Drug Overdose Death Data. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.https://www.cdc.gov/drugoverdose/data/overdose.html.Aug,1, 2017.
2.Mutlu I, AbubakerO, LaskinDM. Narcotic prescribing habits and other methods of pain control by oral and maxillofacial surgeons after impacted third molar removal. J OralMaxillofacSurg.2013;71:1500–1503.
3.Patel, S., Sturm, A., Bobian, M.,Svider, P.F.,Zuliani, G. and Kridel, R., 2018. Opioid use by patients after rhinoplasty.JAMA facial plastic surgery,20(1), pp.24-30.
4.Rodgers J, Cunningham K, Fitzgerald K, et al. Opioid consumption following outpatient upper extremity surgery. J HandSurgAm. 2012;37A:645–650.
5.Bates C,LaciakR, Southwick A, et al.Overprescriptionof postoperative narcotics: A look at postoperative pain medication delivery, consumption and disposal in urologic practice. J Urol.2011;185:551–555.
6.Hill, M.V., McMahon, M.L., Stucke, R.S. and Barth Jr, R.J., 2017. Wide variation and excessive dosage of opioid prescriptions for common general surgical procedures.Annals of surgery,265(4), pp.709-714.
© The Author(s)
Is Part Of
VCU Medical Education Symposium