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Volume:167 Issue:1 Number:1 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #14182
Ace Report Cover Sports Medicine

Preoperative Opioid Education in Patients Undergoing Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair

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OrthoEvidence. Preoperative Opioid Education in Patients Undergoing Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair. ACE Report. 2010;167(1):1. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/14182

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

Preoperative Opioid Education has No Effect on Opioid Use in Patients Undergoing Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair: A Prospective, Randomized Clinical Trial

J Am Acad Orthop Surg . 2021 Oct 1;29(19):e961-e968.

Contributing Authors: DA Bloom SL Baron TA Luthringer MJ Alaia EJ Strauss LM Jazrawi KA Campbell

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One hundred and forty four patients undergoing arthroscopic rotator cuff were randomized to receive a preoperative educational video detailing appropriate postoperative opioid use (n=72) and a control group (n=72). The primary outcome was the total amount of narcotics consumed in the first week following surgery. Secondary outcomes of interest included opioid prescription refills, patient satisfac...

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