Post-Surgical Prescribing Protocol for Cancer Patients Cuts Chronic Opioid Use

From Addiction Professional:

“Instituting a 3-day limit on opioid prescriptions to treat surgical pain after discharge reduced the number of patients who became chronic opioid users without compromising pain relief or recovery, according to a recent study conducted by researchers at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center in Buffalo, New York.”

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