Persistence of opioid use following surgical admission

Project: Research

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Project Description

This will be a data linkage study which analyses administrative data from hospital pharmacies and community pharmacies. This primary aim of the study is to compare rates of persistent opioid use in opioid naïve patients prescribed one of two pharmaceutical opioids (tapentadol and oxycodone) for post-surgical analgesia.
Short titlePersistence of opioid use
Effective start/end date21/06/2120/06/22