Methamphetamine in orthopaedics considerations of an at-risk population

David Q. Cornwell, Austin R. Thompson, Ryan M. Ivie, Zachary M. Working, Darin M. Friess, James E. Meeker

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Abstract

» Methamphetamine use by orthopaedic trauma patients has risen to epidemic proportions.» Perioperative methamphetamine use by orthopaedic trauma patients requires physicians to consider both medical and psychosocial factors during treatment.» Behavioral and psychosocial effects of methamphetamine use present barriers to care.» Patients who use methamphetamine face elevated rates of complications.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article numbere20.00229
JournalJBJS Reviews
Volume9
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - 2021

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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