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Effects of State Law Limiting Postoperative Opioid Prescription in Patients After Cesarean Delivery

Effects of State Law Limiting Postoperative Opioid Prescription in Patients After Cesarean Delivery

Study Findings: Implementation of Florida Law HB 21 was associated with a lower total prescribed opioid dose and a shorter duration of therapy at the time of hospital discharge following cesarean delivery. These reductions were not associated with the need for additional opioid prescriptions or emergency department visits. A Word on Segmented Regression Analysis We …