Hoag Orthopedic Institute study finds 84% of postoperative opioids go unused after common procedure
Researchers with Hoag Orthopedics, a non-profit founded by Hoag Orthopedic
Institute physicians, analyzed 102 simple knee arthroscopy cases and found
opioid prescriptions exceed what is necessary for postoperative pain management.
Study authors published their results in
The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery
. The study was featured in Becker's Hospital Review, read more