Automatic stops for short-acting opioids

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Ann Jankiewicz
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Automatic stops for short-acting opioids

Can you tell me what you use for an automatic stop for short-acting opioids. We are using 72 hours but would like to extend to a longer time frame to avoid orders not be reordered when needed and dose omissions/ patient harm.

Thank you,
Ann Jankiewicz, PharmD, BCPS, FASHP
Rush University Medical Center