182 Results for Pain Management

Painkillers are often not the answer to post-surgical pain.

Sending Patients Home With Pain Pumps. Peripheral nerve catheters are your secret weapon in the quest for prolonged post-surgical pain control.

Researchers say a lack of education leads patients to overestimate their post-op pain. "Patients likely overestimate pain due to a lack of understanding of the surgical procedure, fear and anxiety," say researchers.

Why was this N.J. pain management doc barred from practice? Investigators say she displayed erratic and delusional behavior and smelled of alcohol while practicing.

Safety: Avoid opioid-related respiratory depression. Continuous electronic monitoring tops pulse oximetry or spot checks.

Study: Long-Term Opioid Use Rarely Starts With Surgery. Patients leaving the hospital after surgery are rarely the ones whose chronic opioid use started with a surgeon's prescription.

Do drug-free interventions reduce pain or opioid consumption after total knee arthroplasty? Researchers find that electrotherapy and acupuncture might reduce and delay opioid consumption, but do little to control pain.

Maximize multimodal pain management. Controlling post-op pain with fewer opioids is more important than ever.

Surgery's role in slowing the opioid epidemic. Q&A with TJ Gan, MD, MBA, MHS, FRCA, internationally known post-pain management expert.

Are surgeons fueling the opioid epidemic? If surgeons are "unwittingly enablers of addiction, abuse and overdosage," how should they manage post-op pain?

A smarter approach to post-op pain management. The newest infusion pumps offer high-tech solutions to surgery's age-old problem.

Thinking of buying ... Pain pumps. Provide patients with consistent, long-lasting pain relief.

How you're managing the pain of total knees. Our survey finds that blocks and NSAIDs are the most prominent of many tools.

Say yes to opioid-free surgery. A hospital eliminated opioids from surgery and removed prescription painkillers from its post-op pain control protocol.

TJC defends its pain management standards. The organization notes that opioid prescriptions were already on the rise before it released requirements for treating patients' pain.

Battling post-op pain without opioids. 5 multimodal approaches that work best when pain from surgery is at its worst.

The case for IV anti-inflammatories. IV NSAIDs should figure prominently in multimodal pain protocols.

Pain guidelines tout multimodal's advantages. Start managing post-op pain in pre-op, experts recommend.

Post-op pain in 2016. Our reader survey shows continued migration from opioids, toward multimodal.

5 ways to control post-op pain. Effective pain management will set your joint replacement program apart.

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