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Identifying predictors of oxycodone requirements for post-operative pain

  • At: 2014 FIP Congress in Bangkok (Thailand)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: POOLE, Susan (Alfred Health, Pharmacy Department, Melbourne, Australia)
  • Co-author(s): Byrne, Laura (Alfred Health, Melbourne, Australia)
    Thompson, Kerry (Alfred Health, Melbourne, Australia)
    Dooley, Michael (Alfred Health, Melbourne, Australia)
  • Abstract:

    Objective: Oxycodone misuse has been identified as an emerging problem in Australia. This study aimed to ascertain if patients are being prescribing more oxycodone than required for post-operative pain.
    Method: A cohort study investigated patients' pain scores, inpatient use of oxycodone and quantity prescribed on discharge. Patients were called..

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Last update 4 October 2019

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