Traumatic Injury

Patient-Controlled Analgesia More Costly Than Standard Care

Patient-Controlled Analgesia More Costly Than Standard Care

For patients presenting to the emergency department in pain, who are subsequently admitted to the hospital, the cost per hour in moderate or severe pain averted is higher for patient-controlled analgesia vs standard care.

Opioid Rx After Severe Injury Not Tied to Long-Term Use

Opioid Rx After Severe Injury Not Tied to Long-Term Use

Only 1 percent still took opioids one year after hospital discharge

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