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Volume:7 Issue:7 Number:9 ISSN#:2563-5476
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ACE Report #10326
Ace Report Cover General Orthopaedics

Narcotic consumption reduced after rotator cuff repair with preoperative opioid education

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OrthoEvidence. Narcotic consumption reduced after rotator cuff repair with preoperative opioid education. ACE Report. 2018;7(7):9. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/10326

Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Neer Award 2018: the effect of preoperative education on opioid consumption in patients undergoing arthroscopic rotator cuff repair: a prospective, randomized clinical trial

J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2018 Jun;27(6):962-967

Contributing Authors: FP Tjoumakaris JA Abboud U Syed AW Aleem C Wowkanech LS Austin D Weekes M Freedman

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140 patients scheduled for arthroscopic rotator cuff repair were randomized to preoperative opioid education or no additional preoperative opioid education. Patients were assessed over the first 3 months after surgery for the number of narcotic pills consumed and for pain scores on a visual analog scale. Results demonstrated significantly reduced cumulative narcotic pills consumed after 6 weeks an...

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