Opioid use by patients after rhinoplasty

19:00 EST 8 Nov 2017 | AAAS

(The JAMA Network Journals) Rhinoplasty patients used an average of nine of 20 to 30 hydrocodone-acetaminophen tablets prescribed for pain relief, suggesting that over-prescription of opioids after the common procedure could be a source available for diversion and misuse.

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