In 2020, the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS), the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ASRA), the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), the American Hip Society (THS), the American Knee Society (TKS) have worked together to develop clinical practice guidelines on the use of Opioids in primary total joint arthroplasty (TJA). This clinical practice guideline formulates recommendations for common and important questions related to the efficacy and safety of Opioids in primary TJA. This article interprets the guideline to help doctors make clinical decisions.
Citation： ZHANG Shuai, KONG Xiangpeng, CHAI Wei. Opioids in primary total joint arthroplasty: Interpretation of 2020 AAHKS/ASRA/AAOS/THS/TKS clinical practice guidelines. Chinese Journal of Reparative and Reconstructive Surgery, 2021, 35(11): 1396-1402. doi: 10.7507/1002-1892.202103090 Copy