Newly Published—Pain Control in Breast Surgery: Survey of Current Practice and Recommendations for Optimizing Management

Authors—Roshni Rao, MD; Rubie Sue Jackson, MD; Barry Rosen, MD; David Brenin, MD; Wendy Cornett, MD; Oluwadamilola M. Fayanju, MD; Steven L. Chen, MD; Negar Golesorkhi, MD; Kandice Ludwig, MD; Ayemoethu Ma, MD; Starr Koslow Mautner, MD; Michelle Sowden, DO; Lee Wilke, MD; Barbara Wexelman, MD; Sarah Blair, MD; Monique Gary, DO; Stephen Grobmyer, MD; E. Shelley Hwang, MD, MPH; Ted James, MD; Nimmi S. Kapoor, MD; Jaime Lewis, MD; Ingrid Lizarraga, MBBS; Megan Miller, MD; Heather Neuman, MD; Shayna Showalter, MD; Linda Smith, MD; Joshua Froman, MD; on behalf of the ASBrS Patient Safety & Quality Committee and ASBrS Research Committee

In light of the opioid epidemic, the American Society of Breast Surgeons established an Opioid/Pain Control Workgroup, comprised of members from both the Patient Safety and Quality Committee and the Research Committee. This workgroup was tasked with a literature review and an analysis of membership survey data.

Findings are published in the Annals of Surgical Oncology (ASO):
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1245/s10434-020-08197-z

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