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2020 Sep 16

Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg

Patient Satisfaction and Refill Rates After Decreasing Opioids Prescribed for Urogynecologic Surgery.


Solouki S, Vega M, Agalliu I, Abraham N E
Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2020 Sep 16.
PMID: 32947551.


The opioid epidemic has been influenced in part by physician overprescribing. Several studies have evaluated opioid use after urogynecologic surgery, with limited data on postoperative guidelines. The objective of this study was to investigate the effect of implementing a multimodal, opioid-sparing analgesia regimen on opioid use, patient satisfaction, and refill rates.