Following bariatric surgery, use of opioids increases among chronic opioid users – Medical Xpress

by admin on October 2, 2013

Following bariatric surgery, use of opioids increases among chronic opioid users
Medical Xpress
In a group of patients who took chronic opioids for noncancer pain and who underwent bariatric surgery, there was greater chronic use of opioids after surgery compared with before, findings that suggest the need for proactive management of chronic pain
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