• Study
  • Published January 2019

Impact of a pharmacist-directed pain management service on inpatient opioid use, pain control, and patient safety.

In this retrospective study, researchers found that implementation of an inpatient pharmacist-led pain management service achieved reductions in high-risk opioid medication use, total opioid use, and adverse drug events associated with oversedation from opioids. Patient satisfaction scores also improved after the intervention.

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