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Decreasing Postoperative Narcotics in Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Reagan, Krista M. L.; O'Sullivan, David M.; Gannon, Richard; Steinberg, Adam C.

Obstetrical & Gynecological Survey: December 2017 - Volume 72 - Issue 12 - p 708–709
doi: 10.1097/OGX.0000000000000511

(Abstracted from Am J Obstet Gynecol 2017;217:325.e1–325.e10)

In recent years, there has been increasing emphasis on creation of programs for enhanced recovery, fast-track, or multimodal pathways to improve perioperative care. Decreasing discharge narcotic use may be important to maximize patient safety and satisfaction, decrease postoperative complications at home, and expedite return to baseline functional status.

Departments of Urogynecology (K.M.L.R., A.C.S.) and Pharmacy Services (R.G.) and Research Administration (D.M.O.), Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT

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