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Household Income and Parental Educational Level Affect Post-Operative Opioid Usage in Pediatric Orthopaedic Patients.

Opioid medications are commonly prescribed after pediatric orthopaedic surgery, but there is a critical need to optimize prescribing practice. This study identifies socio-economic characteristics, surgical characteristics, and patient reported psychological factors influencing postoperative opioid use in this population and found that post-operative opioid use in this pediatric orthopaedic population is multifactorial. Physicians should consider implementing protocols for initial opioid prescriptions to cover two to three days following common orthopaedic surgeries for most pediatric patients.

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