Overall, opioids were found to have accounted for the majority of medications used in the ED and prescribed at discharge.
For patients who require complex gastrointestinal cancer surgery, outcomes are improved when surgery is performed at top-ranked hospitals.
Researchers compared the impact of dry oxygen, dry air, humidified oxygen, and humidified air on patients suffering from acute headache episodes.
Limps in children can be the result of infection, trauma, pathologic disease processes, a neoplasm, inflammatory diseases, or neuromuscular diseases.
The bioelectronic device was previously approved for treating sinus pain due to allergic rhinitis.
The patient, who had suffered a traumatic brain injury approximately 8 months prior, presented to the emergency department complaining of increasing dizziness as well as sleepwalking frequency.
Patients with stable chest pain had four distinct patterns of metabolic phenotypes which had unique coronary artery disease trajectories and major adverse cardiovascular event risk profiles.
Researchers studied patients’ opioid pain medication behavior to assess their compliance with disposal of leftover pills; they leveraged patient education, dropbox usage, phone call reminders, and surveys.
Experts in anesthesiology, pain management, internal medicine, preoperative assessment, and addiction medicine sought to determine the optimal preoperative administration of both opioid and nonopioid analgesic medications.
A considerable proportion of women with uncomplicated UTI have inappropriate antibiotic prescribing, and rural women are more likely to receive prescriptions with inappropriately long duration.