Slideshow: Evaluating Perioperative Opioid Use and Analgesic Options

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Three poster presented at the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting delved deeper into perioperative pain management.

Pharmacists are crucial to pain management in hospital settings. Three posters presented at the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists 2023 Midyear Clinical Meeting and Exhibition delved deeper into the topic, examining the feasibility of a pharmacist-led opioid tapering intervention in orthopedic surgery, the role that hospital location plays in perioperative opioid use, and the usefulness of acetaminophen over tramadol for postoperative analgesia in gastrointestinal-related procedures.

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References
  1. Liu S, Naylor J, Patanwala A, Penm J, Stevens J. Effect of a pharmacist-led opioid tapering intervention before total hip or knee arthroplasty: A randomized clinical trial. Presented at: American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Midyear Clinical Meeting & Exhibition; December 3-7, 2023; Anaheim, CA. Poster 8-050.
  2. Liu S, Naylor J, Patanwala A, Penm J, Stevens J. Predictors of opioid use before and after orthopedic surgery in an Australian setting: A multi-center, cross-sectional, observational study. Presented at: American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Midyear Clinical Meeting & Exhibition; December 3-7, 2023; Anaheim, CA. Poster 4-052.
  3. Kim D, Yang S, Chung J, Han H. Comparative efficacy of intravenous acetaminophen and tramadol in postoperative analgesia for gastro-related surgeries. Presented at: American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Midyear Clinical Meeting & Exhibition; December 3-7, 2023; Anaheim, CA. Poster 4-051.
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