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Preoperative Opioid Education in Patients Undergoing Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair

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January 2022

Preoperative Opioid Education in Patients Undergoing Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair

Vol: 167| Issue: 1| Number:1| ISSN#: 2564-2537
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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Synopsis

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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