Non-opioid pain management regimen may reduce costs, length of stay, overall opioid use | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist
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 opioid-based regimen, a new analysis found.
This month's issue includes articles on new approaches to pain management, use of penicillin, conference coverage from CHEST 2016, and more
Treating inpatients' pain is challenging in an opioid addiction epidemic.
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Tips on using analgesics, opioids and the latest delivery methods.
With no clear definition of surgical comanagement, it's no wonder that hospitalists disagree on which patients should be comanaged, how arrangements should be structured, and whether the whole movement toward comanagement is a boon or bane for
Non-opioid combo offers similar pain control to 3 opioid combos in ED after 2 hours | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist
Patients with moderate to severe acute extremity pain were randomly assigned to receive ibuprofen and acetaminophen, oxycodone and acetaminophen, hydrocodone and acetaminophen, or codeine and acetaminophen.