Opioid treatment of acute postoperative pain was shown to cause high rates of postoperative nausea and vomiting, particularly in women and younger patients.
SoluMatrix indomethacin may represent a treatment option for the management of moderate acute pain, including patients in emergency room settings.
Information on fever-reducing medications including formulation, strength and dosage.
A number of shortcomings are associated with systematic reviews and meta-analyses of postoperative care.
There was a correlation for consistent vitamin D supplementation with increase in physical component of the SF-12 score.
An online tool predicts which patients with chest pain are likely to have normal non-invasive test results and remain free of cardiac adverse events.
Intravenous lidocaine seems safe for reducing pain among patients in the intensive care unit with varying degrees of organ dysfunction.
Opioids prescribed for pain following a motor vehicle collision do not reduce the likelihood of developing persistent pain.
A new evidence-based classification system for chronic sickle cell disease pain was recently published.
In a comparative study, topical liposomal lidocaine proved most effective for analgesia during infant vaccination.
Many patients experience pain months after nephrectomy. Continuous surgical site analgesia may offer the best long-term pain control.
Psychological factors may influence the severity and duration of pain following surgery.
YHS presents a potential new treatment option for neuropathic pain management, without the tolerance observed with many analgesic drugs.
The researchers concluded that the results from this systematic review and meta-analysis are promising, and that it is worth investing in these recommendations in future research to be able to eventually offer massage therapy to surgical patients experiencing pain.
Nebulized fentanyl is as effective as IV opioids for the treatment of acute pain.
Researchers hypothesize that communicating opioid addiction risks to patients using real-life narratives could be effective and low-cost.
Pain management questions from patient satisfaction surveys have been used to influence Medicare reimbursement rates and have resulted in unintended consequences in light of the nation's opioid epidemic.
In states where marijuana is legalized for medicinal purposes, Medicare's prescription drug benefit program has lowered its spending due to reduced prescription drug use.
Caused by dysregulation of inflammatory responses
ARX-04 would provide a non-invasive option for moderate-to-severe acute pain in medical settings.
In this pooled meta-analysis, LIA provided better analgesia at rest in the immediate post-operative period when compared to RB, in addition to preserving quadriceps function.
Despite legislation, there is a longer wait time for vital acute-care medications.
Many patients significantly underestimated their daytime sleepiness and sleep need.
Combination of a motivational interviewing and enhanced brochures successful in reducing behaviors associated with opioid overdose.
Despite lack of FDA approval, PRP therapy is gaining unproven acceptance as treatment for sports-related injuries.
Case of postoperative acute gouty arthritis documented, secondary to hydrochlorothiazide use.
More lumbar surgeries in patients undergoing discography, and more medical visits, work loss, pain.
Machine-learning platform uses entire shape of cerebral blood flow velocity waveforms.
Accurately recognizing concussions can become a reality if clinicians begin using an advanced form of ultrasound that maps blood flow in the brain, new research suggests.
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