Managing Pain With Minimal or No Opiates: Strategies That Work

Filmed at the 2019 EACTS Annual Meeting in Lisbon, Portugal, Jill Ley of California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco, California, moderates a discussion on pain management strategies that include reduced or no opioid use. She is joined by Daniel Engelman of Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, Massachusetts, Cheryl Crisafi of Baystate Medical Center, and Michael Grant of Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. They discuss the conversations the heart team must have with patients, how to manage expectations for pain, and different strategies to limit or end opioid use.