NAPA’s chief of anesthesia interviewed about the growing opioid use in the US
While U.S. overdose deaths attributable to opioid use continue to rise year after year, healthcare providers are working to combat the crisis by developing new strategies to limit post-surgical narcotic use in pain management. At one Virginia hospital, an innovative approach blending two distinct procedures is showing promising results with certain urological surgery patients.
John V. Booth, MD is North American Partners in Anesthesia’s chief of anesthesia, and OR medical director for HCA Healthcare, at Richmond, Va.-based Retreat Doctors Hospital.
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