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2020 Feb 05

Ann Plast Surg

Reducing Opioid Prescribing After Ambulatory Plastic Surgery With an Opioid-Restrictive Pain Protocol.


Johnson SP, Wormer BA, Silvestrini R, Perdikis G, Drolet BC
Ann Plast Surg. 2020 Feb 05.
PMID: 32032123.


Opioids are often prescribed in excess, or unnecessarily, after ambulatory surgery. Perioperative opioid stewardships should be a priority with an emphasis on multimodal pain control.