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Non-opioid pain management regimen may reduce costs, length of stay, overall opioid use

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
July 2014

Managing pain in orthopedic patients takes awareness, finesse

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.
May 2008

The July effect: Real or urban myth?

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.
April 2011

SHM releases recommendations on opioid use in hospitalized adults with acute, noncancer pain

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).
April 2018

Letter from the Editor

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
January 2017

Don't just do something, stand there

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
July 2008

Letter to the Editor

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
August 2013

Migraines and stroke, guidance for transcatheter aortic valve replacement, and more

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
April 2017


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.
October 2015

Bridging the pain gap

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.
June 2009

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