Journal Article

Quality improvement project to reduce perioperative opioid oversedation events in a paediatric hospital.

Vermaire D; Caruso MC; Lesko A; Kloppenborg E; Olivea J; Pruett R; Paul M; Schoettker PJ; Seid M; Varadarajan KR; Conway PH.

A comprehensive quality improvement intervention resulted in a significant reduction in adverse drug events due to opioid pain medications, particularly in the immediate postoperative period.