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This quality improvement project is assisting general and orthopedic surgeons in gaining greater clarity when prescribing opioids for specific surgical procedures. Additional surgical services are being added to the project fall of 2019. Opioid prescribing patterns are, and will continue to be, key to all prescribing providers within our organization.
Analgesics, Opioid; Surgical Procedures, Operative; Hospitals, Pediatric; Practice Patterns, Physicians'; Quality Improvement
Pediatrics | Pharmaceutical Preparations | Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences | Surgical Procedures, Operative
Quick, Gadison; Aviles, Nathaniel; Melgarejo, Gabriel; Choi, Hunjung; and Edmundson, Elizabeth, "Pediatric Surgery Opioid Prescription Follow-up" (2019). Posters. 144.
Pediatrics Commons, Pharmaceutical Preparations Commons, Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Commons, Surgical Procedures, Operative Commons
Project Support from Dr. Fraser, Dr. Olney, and Dr. Millspaugh.