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Opioid Fills in Children Undergoing Surgery from 2011 to 2014: A Retrospective Analysis of Relationships Among Age, Initial Days Supplied, and Refills.

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Summary of "Opioid Fills in Children Undergoing Surgery from 2011 to 2014: A Retrospective Analysis of Relationships Among Age, Initial Days Supplied, and Refills."

The primary objective is to describe the relationship between the days supplied of postsurgical filled opioid prescriptions and refills.

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Name: Annals of surgery
ISSN: 1528-1140
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A nation located in East-Central Africa; south of Sudan, north of Uganda and Kenya, west of Ethiopia. Independence from SUDAN was attained on 9 July 2011. The capital is Juba. (from CIA. World Factbook, 2014.)

Care given during the period prior to undergoing surgery when psychological and physical preparations are made according to the special needs of the individual patient. This period spans the time between admission to the hospital to the time the surgery begins. (From Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)

A synthetic opioid that is used as the hydrochloride. It is an opioid analgesic that is primarily a mu-opioid agonist. It has actions and uses similar to those of MORPHINE. It also has a depressant action on the cough center and may be given to control intractable cough associated with terminal lung cancer. Methadone is also used as part of the treatment of dependence on opioid drugs, although prolonged use of methadone itself may result in dependence. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p1082-3)

A class of opioid receptors recognized by its pharmacological profile. Kappa opioid receptors bind dynorphins with a higher affinity than endorphins which are themselves preferred to enkephalins.

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