Multimodal analgesia after hip or knee arthroplasty may be associated with fewer complications and reduced opioid prescriptions and hospital length of stay, compared with unimodal analgesia.
Some US hospitals might be charging private insurers twice as much for knee and hip replacements as the implants typically cost.
A standardized process for data analysis and internal benchmarking facilitated a reduction in pain following hip arthroplasty.
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