Dr. Faris on patient counseling in regards to postoperative opioid usage

“The most important takeaway is really good preoperative counseling. Patients should not expect surgeries to be pain free,” says Sarah F. Faris, MD.

In this video, Sarah F. Faris, MD, discusses the takeaways of the Urology study, “Persistent Opioid Usage After Urologic Intervention and the Impact of Tramadol,” and how clinicians can use them in their practice. Faris is an associate professor of surgery at the University of Chicago, Illinois.