Dr. Sarah Faris assesses tramadol and alternatives to opioid prescriptions

“We have to be really careful prescribing tramadol and be aware that [it] can have really variable effects for patients,” says Sarah F. Faris, MD.

In this video, Sarah F. Faris, MD, discusses the risk of prescribing tramadol to patients and how her institution is currently developing ERAS pathways to minimize those prescriptions. Faris is an associate professor of surgery at the University of Chicago, Illinois.