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Table 3 Adult surgery opioid prescribing

From: Opioid prescribing practices following elective surgery in Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery

Procedure N = # of responses Median Total OME [mg] (a) Total OME Inter-quartile Range (Q1-Q3) [mg] (a) Total OME Range [mg] (a)
All Adult Procedures 81 123.75 (25) 43.75 (9) 15–300 (3–60)
Tonsillectomy and/or Adenoidectomy 63 150 (30) 86.25 (17) 16.5–375 (3–75)
Tympanoplasty and/or Ossiculoplasty and/or Mastoidectomy 36 123.75 (25) 52.50 (11) 40–300 (8–60)
Septoplasty 54 123.75 (25) 52.50 (11) 27–300 (5.4–60)
Septorhinoplasty 38 123.75 (25) 45 (9) 15–270 (3–54)
Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery 53 112.5 (23) 60 (12) 15–300 (3–60)
Thyroidectomy 47 112.5 (23) 48.75 (10) 18–270 (3.6–54)
Parotidectomy 50 123.75 (25) 59.90 (12) 36–300 (7.2–60)
Excision of Skin Lesion +/− Flap Reconstruction 30 112.5 (23) 63.75 (13) 15–270 (3–54)
  1. a5 mg Morphine Equivalent Tablets