Perioperative Pain Management in Opioid Use Disorder
The Carlat Addiction Treatment Report, Volume 9, Number 2, March 2021
Rehan Aziz, MD.
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.
Dr. Aziz has disclosed that he has no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
Previously, clinicians commonly stopped opioid agonists (methadone and buprenorphine) to simplify pain control during and after surgery. New guidance from the American Society of Addiction Medicine now suggests otherwise.