Safe and Effective Pain Control After Surgery

This resource from the American College of Surgeons provides information on safe and effective pain control options after surgery. It covers a range of topics including screening for opioid use and risk for overuse, non-medication therapies, and medication options. The goal of pain control is discussed, along with tips for safe opioid use and disposal. The resource also includes a pain management guide and a pain management plan for patients to use before and after surgery.