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Table 5 Pediatric surgery opioid prescribing (weight-based medications)

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

Procedure N = # of responses Median OME [mg/kg] Total OME Inter-quartile Range (Q1-Q3) [mg/kg] OME Range [mg/kg]
All Pediatric Procedures 45 4 4.00 0.38–32.75
Tonsillectomy and/or Adenoidectomy 40 4.5 5.66 0.45–32.75
Tympanoplasty and/or Ossiculoplasty and/or Mastoidectomy 12 4 5.25 0.3–20
Excision of Neck Mass 21 4 4.87 1.5–18