Formal counseling linked with reduced opioid consumption after hand surgery

September 21st, 2017

At the American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting, Asif Ilyas, MD, discussed ways in which physicians can manage the opioid crisis specifically for patients who underwent carpal tunnel release. He said formal preoperative counseling was associated with decreased opioid consumption in patients after surgery.

To view the video of Dr. Ilyas discussing this, please click here.

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