Correll and I'm from the pain management service. How are you doing today?’. ... American Society for Pain Management Nursing guidelines on monitoring for opioid-induced sedation and respiratory depression.
Gastrointestinal surgical patients treated with a non-opioid pain management regimen had less overall opioid use and shorter length of stay and incurred fewer hospital costs than those treated with an ... Still, they noted several apparent advantages of
The latest issue features the tenth annual Top Hospitalists, as well as news on delirium, venous ulcers, hospice referrals, and pain management. ... This month's Q&A looks at hospice referrals by hospitalists and the Success Story explains how one
Overall, function declined substantially after fracture in all ADL domains. The researchers did identify some predictors of death and total dependence, including nonoperative fracture management (relative risk [RR] for combined outcome ... Surgical
Palliative care and pain management specialists may also be helpful in developing a treatment plan. ... Ask for help. There are more specialists out there than people realize in terms of pain management,” said Dr.
The researchers wrote that ibuprofen-acetaminophen may be a reasonable alternative to opioid management of acute extremity pain due to sprain, strain, or fracture but said that further research to assess ... Stemming the opioid addiction crisis will also
This month's issue includes stories on pain management, sickle cell anemia, and EHRs. ... Pain management perpetually captures hospitalists' interest because it is so complicated and affects so many patients.
significantly reduce acute pain intensity and unpleasantness compared to a psychoeducation pain coping control. ... The study suggests that a single, scripted 15-min session of mindfulness training or hypnotic suggestion may be useful adjuncts to medical
CMS recently announced it would eliminate pain management questions from its satisfaction surveys. ... The risks of long-term opioid use are changing the culture around pain management and shifting the ultimate goals of therapy, said Dr.
may represent an unintended consequence of recent reductions in opioid prescribing for pain management, study authors said. ... make decisions regarding the role of these medications in their pain management based upon an evidence-informed risk-benefit