Opioids in Total Joint Arthroplasty

Patient Guideline Summary

Publication Date: March 1, 2020
Last Updated: March 3, 2023

Objective

Objective

This patient summary means to discuss key recommendations from the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Hip Society, and Knee Society about Opioids in Total Joint Arthroplasty. It is limited to adults 18 years of age and older and should not be used as a reference for children.