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.
George said. The booklet covers a variety of common issues or questions, from administrative to clinical, including the optimal way to dictate notes and strategies to handle pain management.
Clinicians should pair opioids with scheduled nonopioid analgesics, unless contraindicated, and always consider nonpharmacologic pain management strategies, according to the consensus statement from the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM).
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
Dr. Wallace, associate professor of geriatric medicine at the University of Colorado in Denver, offered the following tips for dealing with delirium, nutritional problems and pain management, among other topics, at ... Wallace said. Don't discount
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
An included checklist for post-TAVR clinical management outlined the key steps to be taken immediately after the procedure, including waking from sedation, postprocedure monitoring, pain management, early mobilization, and discharge
A man lies writhing in pain; he is futilely searching for a comfortable position. ... Pain should never be discounted, but opiates are never the only solution for pain management.
Chittenden, FACP, advised attendees about the “pain gap” that exists in clinical practice. ... Chittenden said. Opioids are the heavy hitters in pain management because they're effective against most types of pain.