Postoperative Pain

Predictors of Nausea, Vomiting in Patients Receiving Postoperative Opioids

Predictors of Nausea, Vomiting in Patients Receiving Postoperative Opioids

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Opioid treatment of acute postoperative pain was shown to cause high rates of postoperative nausea and vomiting, particularly in women and younger patients.

Increased Rates of New Persistent Opioid Use After Minor and Major Surgery

Increased Rates of New Persistent Opioid Use After Minor and Major Surgery

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Elevated rates of new persistent opioid use were found in patients undergoing both minor and major surgical procedures.

Strategies to Prevent the Transition From Postoperative Acute Pain to Chronic Pain

Strategies to Prevent the Transition From Postoperative Acute Pain to Chronic Pain

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A number of shortcomings are associated with systematic reviews and meta-analyses of postoperative care.

AAOS: Few Hip Fracture Patients Consistently Take Vitamin D

AAOS: Few Hip Fracture Patients Consistently Take Vitamin D

There was a correlation for consistent vitamin D supplementation with increase in physical component of the SF-12 score.

Sleep Quality Linked With Postoperative Pain Intensity In Children

Sleep Quality Linked With Postoperative Pain Intensity In Children

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An association was found between sleep quality and next-day pain intensity in children undergoing major surgery.

Benchmarking to Address Total Hip Arthroplasty-Related Pain?

Benchmarking to Address Total Hip Arthroplasty-Related Pain?

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A standardized process for data analysis and internal benchmarking facilitated a reduction in pain following hip arthroplasty.

New Tool Measures Stress to Predict Level of Postoperative Pain

New Tool Measures Stress to Predict Level of Postoperative Pain

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Psychological factors may influence the severity and duration of pain following surgery.

Risks & Benefits of Peripheral Nerve Blocks

Risks & Benefits of Peripheral Nerve Blocks

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The usefulness of sPNB is limited due to the short duration of action, while a major limitation of cPNB is the significant investment.

Several Factors Impact Parent Management of Child Postoperative Pain

Several Factors Impact Parent Management of Child Postoperative Pain

Parents' experiences impacted by need to balance pros and cons of administering medicines.

Effect of Ropivacaine on Opioid Consumption, Pain Following Hysterectomy

Effect of Ropivacaine on Opioid Consumption, Pain Following Hysterectomy

Ropivacaine linked to reduced postoperative opioid consumption, pain versus placebo

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