Opioids: Friend to Foe

Description: Understand the problem of surgery as a gateway to persistent opioid use; Discuss the prevalence of opioid overuse as a complication of surgery; Discuss opioid sparing alternatives to opioid monotherapy; Understand opioid related adverse drug effects and the impact on clinical and cost outcomes; Understand the complexity of pain pathways and why multiple analgesic techniques improve outcomes; Discuss multimodal, multidisciplinary pain management.

Author(s): C-WHO

Title: Opioids: From Friend to Foe

Series Title: Closing the Door on Surgery as a Gateway to Persistent Use of Opioids

Resource Type: Webinar

Format: Video

Length: 55 minutes

URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DVjFZbzFnt0

https://www.c-who.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/Module-2_Opioids_From-Friend-to-Foe-v2a.pptx (PowerPoint)

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