Opioids

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Abstract Number: 434

TREATMENT WITH METHYLNALTREXONE IN PATIENTS WITH OPIOID-INDUCED CONSTIPATION WITH OR WITHOUT ACTIVE CANCER

Background: Subcutaneous (SC) methylnaltrexone (MNTX) is approved for opioid-induced constipation (OIC) in adults with chronic noncancer pain and OIC in adults with advanced illness or with active cancer who require opioid dosage escalation for palliative [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:26:19+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Research, Translating Research into Practice|Comments Off on TREATMENT WITH METHYLNALTREXONE IN PATIENTS WITH OPIOID-INDUCED CONSTIPATION WITH OR WITHOUT ACTIVE CANCER

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+00:00 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+00:00 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

Abstract Number: 371

THE RIGHT RX: A MULTIFACETED APPROACH TO IMPROVING OPIOID PRESCRIBING PRACTICES ON DISCHARGE

Background: Clinician prescribing practices are a contributing factor to and potential mitigator of the opioid epidemic in the United States. Several studies have identified the hospital setting as an important entry point into chronic opioid [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:24:47+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations, Quality Improvement|Comments Off on THE RIGHT RX: A MULTIFACETED APPROACH TO IMPROVING OPIOID PRESCRIBING PRACTICES ON DISCHARGE

Abstract Number: 294

NARCOTICS USAGE PATTERNS IN THE INPATIENT SETTING – IDENTIFYING WAYS TO IMPROVE PATIENT SAFETY

Background: Hospital inpatients frequently require opioid analgesics for pain management, with more than half of US patients in acute-care facilities receiving opioids during their stay. With the rise of opioid drug therapy, the need to [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:22:56+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Quality Improvement, Research|Comments Off on NARCOTICS USAGE PATTERNS IN THE INPATIENT SETTING – IDENTIFYING WAYS TO IMPROVE PATIENT SAFETY

HM2016 Abstract Number: 87

“The Same Thing I Did at Home, but It’s Only Here.” a Qualitative Study of Hospital Experiences of Patients with Chronic Pain

Background: Pain remains a major concern for medically hospitalized adults, and pain treatment is a focus of hospital quality reporting and improvement efforts. Pharmacologic treatment during hospitalization for acute pain and cancer pain rest on [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Other, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on “The Same Thing I Did at Home, but It’s Only Here.” a Qualitative Study of Hospital Experiences of Patients with Chronic Pain