Post-Surgical Pain News

University of Michigan develops new opioid guide for post-surgical pain - Michigan Radio



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University of Michigan develops new opioid guide for post-surgical pain 
Michigan Radio
The guidelines are based on surveys of how much medication Michigan patients actually took to deal with post-surgical pain. The recommended amounts are the actual maximum opioid use reported by three-fourths of the surgery patients surveyed.

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Postsurgical Persistent Opioid Use Higher Than Once Thought - General Surgery News



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Postsurgical Persistent Opioid Use Higher Than Once Thought 
General Surgery News
Based on their findings, ultimately, Dr. Brummett and his colleagues would like to see the issue of postoperative pain management receive greater attention, perhaps in the form of guidance from federal agencies and/or professional societies. But on the ...

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Preemptive and Preventive Analgesia for Chronic Postsurgical Pain - PracticalPainManagement.com



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Preemptive and Preventive Analgesia for Chronic Postsurgical Pain 
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Chronic postsurgical pain is a major clinical problem found worldwide. This pain differs in quality and location from pain experienced prior to surgery and is usually associated with neuropathic pain caused by surgical injury. To better understand the ...

 


Clinicians Call for Federal Intervention in Opioid Epidemic - AJMC.com Managed Markets Network



Clinicians Call for Federal Intervention in Opioid Epidemic 
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Promote cautious prescribing of opioids for patients with acute pain. When post-surgical pain or serious injury necessitates opioid treatment, dosages should be low and the duration of treatment as brief as possible. Recommendations for duration of use ...

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Bariatric surgical patients at risk for newly persistent opioid use ... - EurekAlert (press release)



Bariatric surgical patients at risk for newly persistent opioid use ... 
EurekAlert (press release)
Nearly 9 percent of bariatric surgical patients -- or about one in 12 -- who did not take opioid pain medications until their weight-loss operation, or the month ...

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With new surgical program, Bon Secours reduces opioid use by 80 percent - Richmond.com



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With new surgical program, Bon Secours reduces opioid use by 80 percent 
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Some patients at Bon Secours Richmond Health System's St. Mary's Hospital are now going home two days earlier than they did a year ago after surgery, and are less likely to use opioids for their post-surgical pain. The changes come in light of St. Mary ...

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St. Charles Parish president had pain meds in system during DWI arrest, Kenner PD reports - NOLA.com



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St. Charles Parish president had pain meds in system during DWI arrest, Kenner PD reports 
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However, the type of drugs found are commonly prescribed narcotics for post-surgical pain relief, according to Dr. Harry Gould III, professor of neurology and neuroscience and the director of the LSU Pain Mastery Program. The prescription pain ...

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Post-surgical Interventions to Decrease Opioid Use - Medical News Bulletin



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Post-surgical Interventions to Decrease Opioid Use 
Medical News Bulletin
Doctors at the Toronto General Hospital have developed a revolutionary Transitional Pain Service, bridging the gap between post-surgical care and long-term pain management. Their study shows that these services are effective at reducing long-term ...

 


Surviving Post-Op Pain Without Opioids, Thanks to Chemistry - American Council on Science and Health



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Surviving Post-Op Pain Without Opioids, Thanks to Chemistry 
American Council on Science and Health
We were discussing (what else?) management of postoperative pain, opioid medications to manage it, and a way to do away with the meds altogether (1). It turns out that there is a place for both methods. In certain cases, patients who undergo a painful ...

 


Q&A: Acupuncturist treats physical and emotional pain - Fauquier Now - Fauquier Now



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Q&A: Acupuncturist treats physical and emotional pain - Fauquier Now 
Fauquier Now
Burned out? after decades in the equine business, Sarah Steed changed careers.

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