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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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.