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Opioid Prescribing for Analgesia GUIDELINES Pocket Guide

After Common Otolaryngology Operations

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American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgeons

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The digital subscription version of the Opioid Prescribing for Analgesia GUIDELINES Pocket Guide contains all the same great information found in the physical pocket guide, and can be accessed on mobile devices and online:

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The Opioid Prescribing for Analgesia After Common Otolaryngology Operations Pocket Guide is based on the latest guidelines of the American Academy of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery and was developed with their collaboration. This practical quick-reference tool contains graded Key Action Statements for management of post-operative pain includes extensive discussion of opioid safety precautions, a management algorithm and patient counseling FAQs.


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  • 22 pages
  • 80# Diamond Silk Cover with Satin Aqueous Coating
  • 4.25″ x 7.25″
  • Key Points
  • Definitions
  • Tables
    • Summary of Key Action Statements (KAS)
    • Duration of Analgesia Use and Severity of Pain After Common Otolaryngology Surgeries
    • Risk Factors for OUD
    • Risks and Benefits of Analgesic Medication Classes
    • Distribution in Opioid Consumption After Common Otolaryngology Operations
    • Abbreviated List of Medicines Recommended for Disposal by Flushing
    • Frequently Asked Questions Comparing Nonopioid and Opioid Medications
    • Frequently Asked Questions About Opioids
  • Figures
    • Source of Misused Prescription Pain Medications, by Age
    • Secure Storage and Disposal of Opioids
    • Patient Education Materials on Postoperative Pain Control and Opioid Use
    • Algorithm: Opioids Guideline Key Action Statements

The American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) is the world's largest organization representing specialists who treat the ear, nose, throat, and related structures of the head and neck. The Academy represents approximately 12,000 otolaryngologist-head and neck surgeons who diagnose and treat disorders of those areas. The medical disorders treated by our physicians are among the most common that afflict all Americans, young and old. They include chronic ear infection, sinusitis, snoring and sleep apnea, hearing loss, allergies and hay fever, swallowing disorders, nosebleeds, hoarseness, dizziness, and head and neck cancer.

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