Study Finds Spine Surgery Has The Highest Opioid Prescription Rate 90 Days Post
Sarasota, FL (WorkersCompensation.com) –A new study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS) found that patients who had spinal surgery were prescribed the most morphine in the 90 days following surgery.
The study was led by Dr. Kenneth Egol who is an Orthopedic Surgeon and vice chair at the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at NYU Langone Health. Using electronic health records from 2012 to 2015, researchers analyzed the medical records of 5,030 ...
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