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Volume:9 Issue:11 Number:7 ISSN#:2564-2537
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ACE Report #12496
Ace Report Cover General Orthopaedics

Reduced Number of Remaining Opioid Tablets with Optional Prescription in Knee Arthroscopy Patients


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OrthoEvidence. Reduced Number of Remaining Opioid Tablets with Optional Prescription in Knee Arthroscopy Patients . ACE Report. 2020;9(11):7. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/12496

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Can We Eliminate Opioid Medications for Postoperative Pain Control? A Prospective, Surgeon-Blinded, Randomized Controlled Trial in Knee Arthroscopic Surgery.

Am J Sports Med. 2020 Sep;48(11):2711-2717

Contributing Authors: MJ Hartwell RS Selley MA Terry VK Tjong

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Synopsis

Ninety-five patients who underwent knee arthroscopy surgery with partial meniscal debridement randomized to receive post-surgery prescription of a prescription sent directly to the pharmacy for oxycodone (5 mg of 20 tablets), or given an optional physical copy of the prescription (oxycodone 5 mg of 20 tablets) with instructions to pick up only if necessary. All patients received a multimodal analg...

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