Ilioinguinal-Transversus Abdominis Plane Block When Standard Analgesia Fails After Cesarean DeliveryFebruary 23, 2018
Ilioinguinal-transversus abdominis plane block was shown to provide superior pain relief compared with a multimodal analgesic regimen in patients undergoing an elective cesarean delivery.
A case of new-onset amnesia occurring after cocaine use and possible fentanyl use was described.
The announcement comes from the Department of Justice and will give the Drug Enforcement Agency the ability to take immediate action to stop illicit fentanyl from coming into the US.
Fentanyl was detected in more than half of the 5152 opioid overdose deaths in 10 states from July through December of 2016.
Intravenous dexamethasone may represent an effective analgesic strategy during labor and result in drug dose sparing of both levobupivacaine and fentanyl.
WHO has updated its Essential Medicines List to include new recommendations on which antibiotics to use for common infections and serious conditions.
Fentanyl sublingual tablets are preferred over subcutaneous morphine in patients with severe breakthrough cancer pain.
Deaths from overdoses of illicitly manufactured fentanyl have increased significantly in recent years.
Depomed has announced that Lazanda (fentanyl) nasal spray, CII, is now available at 300mcg dose strength to treat cancer pain.
Nebulized fentanyl is as effective as IV opioids for the treatment of acute pain.
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