Opioid-related adverse drug events in surgical hospitalizations: impact on costs and length of stay.

@article{Oderda2007OpioidrelatedAD,
  title={Opioid-related adverse drug events in surgical hospitalizations: impact on costs and length of stay.},
  author={Gary M. Oderda and Qayyim Said and R. Scott Evans and Gregory J. Stoddard and JIm Lloyd and Kenneth Jackson and Dale A. Rublee and Matthew H. Samore},
  journal={The Annals of pharmacotherapy},
  year={2007},
  volume={41 3},
  pages={400-6}
}
BACKGROUND Opioid analgesics remain a mainstay in the treatment of pain associated with surgical procedures. Such use is associated with adverse drug events (ADEs). OBJECTIVE To investigate the impact of opioid-related ADEs on total hospital costs and length of stay (LOS) in adult surgical patients. METHODS This was a retrospective matched cohort study using data from computerized medical records. ADE cases were prospectively detected using computerized surveillance and verified by… CONTINUE READING
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