The AMA has collected more than 400 educational and other resources to provide evidence-based recommendations for physicians and policymakers.
Description of Resources: An interview on the effect of preoperative education has on opioid consumption in patients undergoing arthroscopic rotator cuff repair.
The AAOS partnered with the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) to develop this toolkit that provides clinicians with resources to support that communication and decision-making to help patients get as comfortable as possible, as safely as possible.
Orthopaedic surgeons and their team members can effectively communicate strategies and resources for storage and disposal of unused prescription medicines and emphasize the importance of such actions.
The AMA Substance Use and Pain Care Task Force urges physicians and other health care professions to continue taking action to help reverse the nation’s drug overdose epidemic—and the Task Force also calls on policymakers to take specific steps to remove barriers to evidence-based care for patients with pain and those with a substance use disorder.Learn More