Summary

for people ages 18 years and up (full criteria)
healthy people welcome
at Sacramento, California
study started
estimated completion
Robert M Szabo, MD

Description

Summary

The investigators aim to better understand opioid use in patients undergoing elective shoulder surgery. The investigators will prospectively determine actual postoperative opioid use, while evaluating whether implementation of an educational session with pain contract would help minimize opioid use.

Official Title

Opioid Use in Shoulder Arthroplasty Patients: A Stratification and Algorithm

Details

The investigators aim to better understand opioid use in patients undergoing elective shoulder surgery. As part of a multi-part investigation, The investigators intend to prospectively determine actual postoperative opioid use, while evaluating whether implementation of an educational session with pain contract would help minimize opioid use. Through use of a teaching session and pain contract, it is hypothesized opioid use would decrease. The investigators hypothesize the use of a pain contract and thorough discussion regarding proper opioid use and side-effects, will decrease the amount of postoperative opioid use.

Keywords

Opioid Use Analgesics, Opioid opioid education education

Eligibility

You can join if…

Open to people ages 18 years and up

  • 18 years or older with capacity to consent
  • presenting to UC Davis Medical Center Department of Orthopedic Surgery and planning to undergo elective shoulder surgery

You CAN'T join if...

  • unable to consent
  • prisoners
  • children
  • pregnant women

Location

  • UC Davis Department of Orthopaedic Surgery accepting new patients
    Sacramento California 95817 United States

Lead Scientist

  • Robert M Szabo, MD
    Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery. Authored (or co-authored) 51 research publications

Details

Status
accepting new patients
Start Date
Completion Date
(estimated)
Sponsor
University of California, Davis
Links
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ID
NCT03808025
Study Type
Interventional
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