Education Forum XI: Surgical and Cancer Pain Management During Our Opioid Crisis

Education Forum

Moderator:

  • Carolyn Lefkowits, MD, University of Colorado, Aurora, CO

Speakers:

  • J. E. Mark, MD, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
  • Christine Holschneider, MD, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
  • Kristin Bixel, MD, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH
  • Abdulrahman Sinno, MD, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
  • Carolyn Lefkowits, MD, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, CO

Description: This session will focus on outpatient post-operative opioid prescribing in the age of the opioid epidemic. Specific topics covered will include opioid risk mitigation, recommendations regarding amount of post-operative opioid to prescribe at discharge and post-operative opioid prescribing for patients with a history of chronic opioid use or substance misuse.

Location: Kalakaua C

ABSTRACT 27
How much is too much? Ending excessive opioid prescribing after major gynecologic oncology procedures

J.E. Mark
University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA

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