A Study to Assess Beliefs and Attitudes of Surgeons and Primary Care Providers on Post-operative Opioid Use


  • Study type

  • Study IDs

  • Describes the nature of a clinical study. Types include:

    • Observational study — observes people and measures outcomes without affecting results.
    • Interventional study (clinical trial) — studies new tests, treatments, drugs, surgical procedures or devices.
    • Medical records research — uses historical information collected from medical records of large groups of people to study how diseases progress and which treatments and surgeries work best.
  • Site IRB
    • Rochester, Minnesota: 18-010468
    Sponsor Protocol Number: 18-010468

About this study

The purpose of this study is to assess factors affecting opioid prescribing variability among surgical and primary care providers, utilizing a qualitative approach, and to identify factors influencing the transition (i.e., “handoff”) of opioid prescribing from surgical providers to primary care providers in the postoperative period for a subset of patients receiving prolonged postoperative opioid use, utilizing qualitative assessment.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. If you need assistance understanding the eligibility criteria, please contact the study team.

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Inclusion Criteria:

  • English speaking.
  • Consented to participation of the survey.
  • Adults, 18 years or older.

Exclusion Criteria: 

  • Non-English speaking adults.

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

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Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Nafisseh Warner, M.D.

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Contact information:

Nafisseh Warner M.D.



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