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2022 Mar 03

Am J Obstet Gynecol

Predictors of New Persistent Opioid Use After Benign Hysterectomy in the United States.


Alashqar A, Ishiwata R, Moss C, Andersen KM, Yanek L, Bicket MC, Caleb Alexander G, Borahay MA
Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2022 Mar 03.
PMID: 35248573.


Despite significant reduction over the past decade, prescription opioids continue to cause widespread morbidity and mortality in the United States. Little is known regarding patterns and predictors of opioid use among women undergoing benign hysterectomy.