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
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.
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
Photo by Getty Images. Internal Medicine Meeting 2019 was held in Philadelphia in April and included advice on pain management challenges. ... Patients with chronic pain need appropriate pain management, too,” she said.
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
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.
The program for patients undergoing colorectal resection or hip fracture repair focused on optimizing nutrition, mobility, pain management, and patient engagement. ... The ERAS program focused on optimizing nutrition, mobility, pain management, and
Patients who need pain management after orthopedic surgery usually fall into two very distinct groups. ... Preoperative patient education also is an important tool for pain management, according to Kulsum K.
New guidelines for prescribing methadone for opioid addiction and pain management offer advice for primary care and specialty providers about safety and electrocardiogram monitoring to identify patients at high risk for ... Also, patients prescribed
This month's issue includes articles on new approaches to pain management, use of penicillin, conference coverage from CHEST 2016, and more. ... The article gathers advice from experts and guidelines on how to effectively manage inpatients' pain with