Obstetrics in the Era of the Opioid Epidemic

Jennifer Katz Eriksen, MD, MSc, begins with some context about the opioid epidemic in the USA, narrowing into WA state and in obstetric patients. She presents the maternal, fetal and neonatal risks of opioid use. She discusses considerations in caring for opioid-exposed women in pregnancy and explores techniques and strategies to reduce postpartum opioid use.


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Jennifer Eriksen, MD

Jennifer L. Katz Eriksen, M.D., M.Sc practices general gynecology and obstetrics. Dr. Eriksen earned her M.D. from Harvard Medical School and completed her obstetrics and gynecology residency at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts ...

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