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Children Are Not Little Adults When Prescribing Opioids

Children Are Not Little Adults When Prescribing Opioids Guidelines for Opioid Prescribing in Children and Adolescents After Surgery Review Clinical Review & Education Invited Commentary Adam C. Alder, MD; Dai H. Chung, MD A very timely and important article by Kelley-Quon et al in problem. Readers of this article will do well to address the edu- this issue of JAMA Surgery should influence the practice of ev- cation and disposal of medications with any protocol devel- ery surgeon in the US who provides care to children undergo- oped at their home institutions. ing surgery. Highlighting the tremendous importance of the While the authors have adopted the general principles, we outcomes of opioid use in the remain concerned that some may choose to continue to move US, the president of the US, at forward with a perioperative pain management regimen that Related article page 76 the urging of public health ex- is focused on experience and current practice. The authors’ perts, has declared a national emergency and advocated the Table 4, which lists the recommended and possibly opioid- use of all appropriate authorities (emergency and otherwise) free procedures, may allow many to continue routine prescrip- to combat the epidemic. The authors have taken that call to tion of http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA Surgery American Medical Association

Children Are Not Little Adults When Prescribing Opioids

JAMA Surgery , Volume 156 (1) – Jan 11, 2021

Children Are Not Little Adults When Prescribing Opioids

Abstract

Guidelines for Opioid Prescribing in Children and Adolescents After Surgery Review Clinical Review & Education Invited Commentary Adam C. Alder, MD; Dai H. Chung, MD A very timely and important article by Kelley-Quon et al in problem. Readers of this article will do well to address the edu- this issue of JAMA Surgery should influence the practice of ev- cation and disposal of medications with any protocol devel- ery surgeon in the US who provides care to children undergo- oped at their...
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American Medical Association
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Copyright 2020 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
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2168-6254
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2168-6262
DOI
10.1001/jamasurg.2020.5150
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Abstract

Guidelines for Opioid Prescribing in Children and Adolescents After Surgery Review Clinical Review & Education Invited Commentary Adam C. Alder, MD; Dai H. Chung, MD A very timely and important article by Kelley-Quon et al in problem. Readers of this article will do well to address the edu- this issue of JAMA Surgery should influence the practice of ev- cation and disposal of medications with any protocol devel- ery surgeon in the US who provides care to children undergo- oped at their home institutions. ing surgery. Highlighting the tremendous importance of the While the authors have adopted the general principles, we outcomes of opioid use in the remain concerned that some may choose to continue to move US, the president of the US, at forward with a perioperative pain management regimen that Related article page 76 the urging of public health ex- is focused on experience and current practice. The authors’ perts, has declared a national emergency and advocated the Table 4, which lists the recommended and possibly opioid- use of all appropriate authorities (emergency and otherwise) free procedures, may allow many to continue routine prescrip- to combat the epidemic. The authors have taken that call to tion of

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JAMA SurgeryAmerican Medical Association

Published: Jan 11, 2021

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