Opioid use after injury in new zealand - research findings from the accident compensation corporation (acc)

  • At: 2017 FIP Congress in Seoul (South Korea)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: GOYAL, Sunita (Accident Compensation Corporation (New Zealand), Clinical Services Directorate (Corporate Clinical Advice), Wellington, New Zealand)
  • Co-author(s): Sunita Goyal: Lead Pharmaceutical Advisor, Clinical Services Directorate, Accident Compensation Corporation, Wellington, New Zealand
    Robyn Griffiths: School of Medicine, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
  • Abstract:

    Methods

    Data captured through the Ministry of Health's Pharm Data Warehouse was matched with ACC injury data over the period 2009 to 2013. Prevalence, morphine equivalent doses, adjusted odds ratio and survival probailities of continuous opioid use were assessed to determine patterns of use and factors which influenced duration of use after..

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