A prospective study of opioid use for postoperative pain management after breast operation

Kristen E. Limbach, Su Ellen Johnson Pommier, Kristen Massimino, Rodney Pommier, Arpana Naik

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Abstract

Eighty eight patients undergoing breast operation prospectively tracked their use of opioid analgesics for treatment of postoperative pain and were surveyed regarding perceptions of their opioid prescription. Postoperative opioid use and perceptions were then compared by operation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalAmerican journal of surgery
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2019

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Pain Management
Postoperative Pain
Opioid Analgesics
Breast
Prospective Studies
Prescriptions
Therapeutics

Keywords

  • Breast
  • Lumpectomy
  • Mastectomy
  • Opioid
  • Postoperative analgesia

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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