AI predicts postoperative opioid use

An artificial intelligence tool based on data from patients’ electronic medical records correctly identified which patients would need high doses of opioids after surgery, according to findings presented at Anesthesiology 2020.“Being able to target the right treatment to the right patient is important to not only to reduce opioid use, but also to ensure that patients receive the treatment that is right for them,” Mieke S. Soens, MD, an instructor of anesthesia at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, told Healio Primary Care.In a two-part study, Soens and colleagues gathered dataRead More

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