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Papers: 17 Sep 2022 - 23 Sep 2022


Drug Healthc Patient Saf


Opioid Utilization and Management in the Setting of Stewardship During Inpatient Rehab Care.


Murphy L, Leblanc K, Badr S, Ching E, Mao L, Steenhof N, Hamandi B, Rubin B, Seto A, Furlan AD
Drug Healthc Patient Saf. 2022; 14:161-170.
PMID: 36118374.


Opioid utilization and management in an inpatient rehabilitation setting have not been widely described, despite the unique opportunities that exist in this setting to support opioid stewardship across transitions in care. We aimed to characterize opioid utilization and management by interprofessional teams across a large, inpatient rehabilitation setting after incorporation of opioid stewardship principles by pharmacists as part of their daily practice.