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Psychological treatments for the management of postsurgical pain: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials - Dove Medical Press



Psychological treatments for the management of postsurgical pain: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials 
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Background: Inadequately managed pain is a risk factor for chronic postsurgical pain (CPSP), a growing public health challenge. Multidisciplinary pain-management programs with psychological approaches, including cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT ...

 


St. Charles Parish President Larry Cochran offered DWI diversion ... - NOLA.com



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St. Charles Parish President Larry Cochran offered DWI diversion ... 
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St. Charles Parish President Larry Cochran has been offered a drug diversion program instead of facing criminal charges after being arrested and accused of driving while intoxicated, the Jefferson Parish District Attorney Paul Connick's office ...

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Chronic Postoperative Pain Risk Linked to Gene Polymorphisms - Clinical Pain Advisor



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Chronic Postoperative Pain Risk Linked to Gene Polymorphisms 
Clinical Pain Advisor
Brain-derived neurotrophic factor was found to be most associated with increased chronic postsurgical pain. HealthDay News ? Genetics may be a factor in the experience of chronic pain post surgery, according to a study published online in ...

 


Painkiller ketamine to be tested as preventive for post-surgical ... - Herald Sun



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Painkiller ketamine to be tested as preventive for post-surgical ... 
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THE painkiller ketamine is being tested as a potential preventive for chronic post-surgery pain in a 4.8 million Melbourne-led international trial.

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Surgery Patients Rarely Misuse Opioid Meds - Pain News Network



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Surgery Patients Rarely Misuse Opioid Meds 
Pain News Network
But in a data analysis of over 568,000 patients who were prescribed opioids for post-surgical pain, researchers at Harvard Medical School identified only 5,906 patients (0.6%) who were later diagnosed with opioid dependence, abuse or a non-fatal ...
Duration of treatment rather than dose more strongly associated with ... EurekAlert (press release)
Risk of Opioid Misuse Increases with Longer Use by Patients | Inverse Inverse

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Perioperative Gabapentin May Modestly Promote Postoperative Opioid Cessation - Clinical Pain Advisor



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Perioperative Gabapentin May Modestly Promote Postoperative Opioid Cessation 
Clinical Pain Advisor
The gabapentin group had a shorter median time to opioid cessation compared with the placebo group. According to the results of a recent study published in JAMA Surgery, compared with placebo, gabapentin administered pre- and postoperatively may reduce ...

 


Handover of Intraoperative Anesthesia Care Linked to Increase in Adverse Postoperative Outcomes - Clinical Pain Advisor



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Handover of Intraoperative Anesthesia Care Linked to Increase in Adverse Postoperative Outcomes 
Clinical Pain Advisor
HealthDay News ? Complete handover of intraoperative anesthesia care is associated with an increased risk for adverse postoperative outcomes in adults undergoing major surgery, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical ...

 


My Story: How Ketamine Can Work For Surgical Pain - National Pain Report



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My Story: How Ketamine Can Work For Surgical Pain 
National Pain Report
There I was, on a table, about to be put under, knowing that their idea of a solution of just injecting me with ketamine, would not be the answer ? but would instead put me in temporary trips out of body to then quickly waking up back in extreme post ...

 


Four Ontario Chronic Pain Sites to Deploy 'Manage My Pain' App - Fibromyalgia News Today



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Four Ontario Chronic Pain Sites to Deploy 'Manage My Pain' App 
Fibromyalgia News Today
... Tahir Janmohamed, chief executive officer of ManagingLife. ?Our objective is to show how Manage My Pain enables better care closer to home for the millions of chronic pain sufferers in Ontario and across Canada.? Nearly 10 years ago, non-cancer ...

 


To fix the opioid crisis, doctors like me may have to let patients be in ... - NBCNews.com



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To fix the opioid crisis, doctors like me may have to let patients be in ... 
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A neurosurgeon says, given the link to opioid use in hospitals, doctors may need to scale back on prescribing narcotics, and patients may have more discomfort.

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