Assistant Professor, Faculty of Nursing, Université Laval
Dr. Mélanie Bérubé is an Assistant Professor in Nursing, at Université Laval in Québec City (Québec). She completed a master’s degree in Nursing at Université de Montréal (Québec) with the spinal cord injury population, a post-master’s acute care nurse practitioner diploma at University of Toronto (Ontario) and a PhD in Nursing at McGill University (Montréal, Québec) with the orthopaedic trauma population. She is currently completing a post-doctoral research fellowship in Epidemiology and Biostatistics – Traumatology, at Université Laval.
Prevention of chronic pain and chronic use of opioids in trauma
Development and evaluation of complex health interventions in trauma and critical care
Evaluation of a tapering opioids prescription program aimed at preventing the chronic use of opioids in high-risk trauma patients (TOPP-Trauma) (reference article)
Systematic review – Effect of interventions aimed at guiding patients to taper opioids on the prevention of chronic consumption after trauma or surgery