Tag: Narcotics:

Poor Surgery Outcomes with Narcotics

In the June 2014 issue of the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (American edition),  Dennis Lee, MD and colleagues submitted a Paper titled  “Preoperative Opiod Use as a Predictor or Adverse Postoperative Self-Reported Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Spine Surgery”.  The paper discussed an investigation performed at the Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville Tennesee. 583 patients,  […]