Journal Article

Postoperative opioid prescribing: Getting it RIGHTT.

Yorkgitis BK, Brat GA. American journal of surgery. 2018;215:707-711.

Use of mnemonics to recall standardized steps can help augment reliability. This review discusses the development of the RIGHTT mnemonic (Risk for adverse event, Insight into pain, Going over pain plan, Halting opioids, Tossing unused opioids and Trouble identification) designed to help surgeons improve safety of opioid prescribing for surgical pain.