Reducing opioids in tandem with education could lower addiction rates among post-operative patients

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JULY 4, 2019

Reducing opioids in tandem with education could lower addiction rates among post-operative patients

by Emory University

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Researchers at Emory University School of Medicine have found that giving patients fewer opioid tablets after surgery and educating them about baseline pain relief options may help lower the chances of patients developing post-operative narcotic addiction. https://medicalxpress.com/news/2019-07-opioids-tandem-addiction-post-operative-patients.html

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