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2022 Oct

Foot Ankle Orthop



Association of Preoperative Opioid Use With Postoperative Opioid Use and Patient-Reported Outcomes in Ankle Fracture Fixation Patients.


Reiners N, Vang S, Rivard R, Bostrom N, Nguyen MP
Foot Ankle Orthop. 2022 Oct; 7(4):24730114221139787.
PMID: 36458018.


Ankle fracture surgery is a common procedure with many patients receiving opioid medications for postoperative pain control. Whether there are factors associated with higher medication quantities or patient-reported outcomes, however, remains largely unknown.