Perioperative Anesthesia and Analgesia in Total Joint Arthroplasty Guidelines 2020| Volume 35, ISSUE 10, P2709-2714, October 2020

Opioids in Total Joint Arthroplasty: The Clinical Practice Guidelines of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Hip Society, and Knee Society

      The American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), The Hip Society, The Knee Society, and The American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine worked together to develop evidence-based guidelines on the use of opioids in primary total joint arthroplasty (TJA). The purpose of these guidelines is to improve the treatment of orthopedic surgical patients and reduce practice variation by promoting a multidisciplinary evidence-based approach on the use of opioids following primary TJA.
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