Opiates

/Tag:Opiates

Abstract Number: 409

TEMPORAL TRENDS IN DISCHARGE OPIOID PRESCRIBING FROM AN INPATIENT MEDICAL SERVICE

Background: In March of 2016, the CDC released guidelines recommending shorter duration of opioid prescriptions. While these guidelines have the potential to influence hospitalist practice, it is not clear whether discharge prescribing patterns have changed [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:25:42-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Research, Transitions of Care|Comments Off on TEMPORAL TRENDS IN DISCHARGE OPIOID PRESCRIBING FROM AN INPATIENT MEDICAL SERVICE

Abstract Number: 408

IMPLICATIONS OF USING AN ALTERNATIVE MEASURE TO ASSESS OPIATE DAYS SUPPLIED AT DISCHARGE

Background: Development of opiate use disorder and opiate overdose has been associated with prolonged opiate-days prescribed. Conventionally, opiate-days supplied has been calculated based on the discharge prescription signature (e.g., how a patient is supposed to [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:25:40-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Research, Transitions of Care|Comments Off on IMPLICATIONS OF USING AN ALTERNATIVE MEASURE TO ASSESS OPIATE DAYS SUPPLIED AT DISCHARGE