Opioids in Total Joint Arthroplasty

Publication Date: March 1, 2020
Last Updated: March 14, 2022

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Preoperative opioid use is associated with inferior patient reported outcomes, increased opioid consumption after surgery, an increased risk for chronic opioid use, and an increased risk of complications after total joint arthroplasty (TJA). (Moderate)
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Opioids in Total Joint Arthroplasty

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