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Left over, unconsumed prescription opioids
Myron Yaster MD
Amanda L Stone, Dima Qu’d, Twila Luckett, Scott D Nelson , Erin E Quinn, Amy L Potts, Stephen W Patrick, Stephen Bruehl, Andrew D Franklin. Leftover Opioid Analgesics and Disposal Following Ambulatory Pediatric Surgeries in the Context of a Restrictive Opioid-Prescribing Policy. Anesth Analg. 2022 Jan 1;134(1):133-140. PMID 33788776
I think there will always be left over, unconsumed opioids. Why does this matter or does it?
Original review article
Aileen Tan, Judith Anne Nolan. Anesthesia for children with anterior mediastinal masses. Paediatr Anaesth. 2022 Jan;32(1):4-9. PMID: 34714957
We reprinted one of the original PAADs on the management of anterior mediastinal masses by Ron Litman to accompany a new article on this topic.
Walker SM, Selers EL, Jay MA; Great Ormond Street Hospital Inpatient Pain Service. Intravenous opioids for chemotherapy-induced severe mucositis pain in children: Systematic review and single-center case series of management with patient- or nurse-controlled analgesia (PCA/NCA). Paediatr Anaesth. 2022 Jan;32(1):17-34. PMID: 34731511
A single institution’s management of mucositis.