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
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.
mindset of physicians and patients about pain and pain management can also be challenging, Dr. ... The goal is always to set clear expectations up front for pain management.
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
The pain management tablets, packaged in 100- count bottles, have an “E” on one side and a “2” on the other.
Two readers express concerns about pain management recommendations that appeared in our April cover article, and a story source responds. ... However, we are concerned about some of the recommendations in the recent article “The prescription for pain
and taking a shower should be the goals of pain management in these patients, she said. ... There are many pain-management tools in the nonopioid toolbox, but some are more effective than others.
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.
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.
This month's issue includes stories on pain management, sickle cell anemia, and EHRs. ... P ain management perpetually captures hospitalists' interest because it is so complicated and affects so many patients.