How many pain pills are enough?

Recently, the overprescription of opioids post operatively has been highlighted by studies and conferences across the country. A recent study suggests that a 7 day initial opioid prescription is sufficient for the majority of general surgery procedures.

 

http://www.mdedge.com/acssurgerynews/article/151430/pain/seven-days-opioids-adequate-most-hernia-and-other-general-surgery?channel=338

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