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Table 6 Pediatric surgery opioid prescribing (non weight based medications)

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

Procedure N = # of responses Median OME [mg] (a) Total OME Inter-quartile Range (Q1-Q3) [mg] (a) OME Range [mg] (a)
All Pediatric Procedures 10 82.5 (16.5) 59.69 (12) 13.8–180 (3–36)
Tonsillectomy and/or Adenoidectomy 6 123.75 (24.75) 103.44 (21) 13.8–180 (3–36)
Tympanoplasty and/or Ossiculoplasty and/or Mastoidectomy 4 78.75 (15.75) 121.88 (24) 20–180 (4–36)
Excision of Neck Mass 5 90 (18) 73.12 (15) 78.8–180 (16–36)
  1. a5 mg Morphine Equivalent Tablets