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The Reducing the Use of Opioids Initiative

Dr. Sanjho Srikandarajah presented  his paper at the Department of Surgery Meeting 2 April 2018

An example of a standardized prescription:

Acetaminophen 1000mg (2 extra strength Tylenol) q6h x 2 days (PRN or standing)
Ibuprophen 400mg (1 regular Advil) q6h x 2days (PRN or standing)
Choice of opioids:
Morphine 5mg q6h PRN 10 tablets 
Hydromorphone 1mg q6h PRN 10 tablets 
Entire Prescription expires after 1 month 


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