Description of Resources: An interview on the effect of preoperative education has on opioid consumption in patients undergoing arthroscopic rotator cuff repair.
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Education on Opioid Use After Orthopaedic Surgery
Pain Alleviation Toolkit
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.
Appropriate Storage and Disposal of Prescription Opioid Medicines
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.