This grand round has already taken place.
We will provide background on typical opioid-use practices and the importance of adequate postoperative pain control, address some common misconceptions about methadone, and review several studies which have been important in determining its pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics. We will then review some dose-finding studies and several clinical trials which address the benefits and safety profile of methadone. Finally we will briefly discuss its cost and side effect profile.
Dates and Times
Start: 9/20/2023 7:00 AM
End: 9/20/2023 8:00 AM
a. Review the properties, pharmacokinetics, and pharmacodynamics of methadone
b. Dispel some common misconceptions about methadone
c. Examine the existing literature on perioperative methadone
The School of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The School of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Please contact the Grand Round coordinator listed below: