Quality and Patient Safety News and Updates

1 - 8 of 8

Working to Decrease Opioid Use After Major Urologic Reconstruction

Published on in CHOP News

robot arm

A recent analysis of our multimodal pain management protocol found that emphasizing a transition in perioperative pain management toward non-opioid multimodal regimens utilizing NSAIDs for common urological reconstructive procedures is not only feasible and safe but also may confer an advantage over the use of opiates.

Faster Pain Relief for Children With Fractures

Published on in CHOP News

When clinicians in CHOP’s ED found that patients were sometimes waiting more than an hour for pain relief — too long by CHOP’s standards — they addressed the issue by implementing a quality improvement project.