Study shows risk of prolonged opioid use in older, opioid-naïve patient populations following hip fracture surgery

Study shows risk of prolonged opioid use in older, opioid-naïve patient populations following hip fracture surgery

A new study presented at the 2021 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) found there is a notable risk of prolonged opioid use in older patient populations following musculoskeletal injury.

Source: Medical Xpress

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  • Mark Wagner. M.D
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