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Purpose We examined whether an educational, shared-decision-making tool designed to empower patients, individualize pain management, and maximize use of nonopioid, over-the-counter analgesics reduces opioid use and waste while maintaining adequate pain relief. Methods We developed an educational, shared-decision-making tool regarding postoperative...
Purpose There is a high demand for minor hand surgeries within the veteran population. The objective of this study was to compare clinical outcomes and resource use at a Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) of hand surgeries performed in minor procedure rooms (MPR) and operating rooms using local anesthesia with or without monitored anesthesia ca...
1) Patients will ask for less opioids after the decision-making tool presentation 2) Patients will consume less opioids after the using the tool versus not using the tool 3) PROMIS pain interference & pain intensity will be the same for the tool and no tool group