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Protocol reduces opioid use in spinal surgery patients

A novel “Enhanced Recovery After Surgery” (ERAS) protocol developed by Penn Medicine for patients undergoing spinal and peripheral nerve surgery significantly reduced opioid use. A new study published in the Journal of Neurosurgery:

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Opioid epidemic impacts on orthopaedic care

Opioid epidemic impacts on orthopaedic care The use of opioids for pain management after orthopaedic surgery is on the rise, often with unanticipated consequences, according to the authors of a