Pain Management

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Planning for Proper Pain Management

Efforts to reduce patients' reliance on post-op opioids should begin before they show up for surgery.

Posted 01/22/20 | Carrie Millsap | Post a comment

Who Has Access to Your Medications?

Reduce diversion risks with these drug security and disposal solutions.

Posted 01/22/20 | Joe Paone | Post a comment

Chronic Pain in the Era of the Opioid Crisis

Image-guided interventions like epidural steroid injections, radiofrequency ablation and spinal cord stimulators are in high demand.

Posted 12/19/19 | Jared Bilski | 1 comment

Post-op Pain Pearls

A review of strategies and studies on managing surgical pain.

Posted 06/19/19 | Dale Burleson, MD | 1 comment

Pain, Pain Go Away

4 advances in chronic pain treatment you'll be relieved to know about.

Posted 05/16/19 | Mike Morsch, Associate Editor | Post a comment

Pain Is Personal

Patients do well if you do away with a one-size-fits-all approach to managing their post-op discomfort.

Posted 03/14/19 | Daniel Cook, Executive Editor | 2 comments

Catching Up With 5 Sustained-Release Drugs

New inserts, implants and injections extend therapy for days or even weeks after surgery.

Posted 03/14/19 | Jim Burger, Senior Editor | Post a comment

Throw Away the Script

With opioid-sparing surgery, most patients won't need prescription painkillers.

Posted 02/12/19 | ScottA.Sigman, MD | 2 comments

Safety: How Many Pain Pills Do Patients Really Need?

Match the number of opioids to the procedure to stop overprescribing.

Posted 09/14/18 | Michael Englesbe, MD, FACS | 1 comment

Pain Control: Cruising Down the ERAS Pathway

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital likes the way the Enhanced Recovery After Surgery program handles its patients' pain.

Posted 09/14/18 | 1 comment

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