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Implementation of a patient-specific tapering protocol at discharge decreases total opioid dose prescribed for 6 weeks after elective primary spine surgery

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  • Sarah S Joo Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Oluwatobi O Hunter Anesthesiology and Perioperative Care Service, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Mallika Tamboli Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA Anesthesiology and Perioperative Care Service, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Jody C Leng Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA Anesthesiology and Perioperative Care Service, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • T Kyle Harrison Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA Anesthesiology and Perioperative Care Service, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Kate Kassab Neurosurgery, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Jody D Keeton Neurosurgery, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Stephen Skirboll Neurosurgery, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California, USA Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Suzanne Tharin Neurosurgery, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California, USA Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Emam Saleh Neurosurgery, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California, USA Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Seshadri C Mudumbai Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA Anesthesiology and Perioperative Care Service, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Rachel R Wang Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA Anesthesiology and Perioperative Care Service, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Alex Kou Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA Anesthesiology and Perioperative Care Service, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Edward R Mariano Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA Anesthesiology and Perioperative Care Service, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Dr Edward R Mariano, Anesthesiology and Perioperative Care Service, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA; emariano{at}stanford.edu
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Joo SS, Hunter OO, Tamboli M, et al
Implementation of a patient-specific tapering protocol at discharge decreases total opioid dose prescribed for 6 weeks after elective primary spine surgery

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  • Received January 23, 2020
  • Revision received March 5, 2020
  • Accepted March 7, 2020
  • First published March 31, 2020.
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May 20, 2020

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