New research suggests that more upstate New Yorkers with back pain are undergoing surgery and taking prescription opioids, despite the availability of noninvasive treatments.
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Compared to traditional surgical drills, piezosurgery devices reduce trauma, pain, and swelling in patients undergoing plastic surgery of the chin (genioplasty), according to new research.
To understand patterns of postoperative opioid prescribing over time, researchers examined the trends of commonly-prescribed opioids after low-risk surgical procedures in the United States.
A new study revealed that pregnant women with severe migraine may be at increased risk for labor and delivery complications.
A new study suggests that if patients scheduled for knee replacement surgery were directed to hospitals classified as high-volume for the procedure, the US healthcare system could benefit financially for the next 15 years.
New research suggests that nurse staffing levels and environment are key contributors to keeping rehospitalization levels down for both hip and knee surgery patients.
Connecting proteins with JIA may give clinicians a better understanding of what can trigger an autoimmune reaction of the joints in patients with the condition.
Understanding how pain catastrophizing works can assist clinicians with providing effective treatments to patients with chronic pain.