Pain Management

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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.

Posted 12/01/17 | 2 comments

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.

Posted 12/01/17 | Post a comment

Safety: Avoid Opioid-Related Respiratory Depression

Continuous electronic monitoring tops pulse oximetry or spot checks.

Posted 10/04/17 | Michael Wong, JD | Post a comment

Study: Long-Term Opioid Use Rarely Starts With Surgery

Some have blamed surgeons for the opioid crisis, but a study found chronic opioid users rarely got their first prescriptions after surgery.

Posted 08/23/17 | 2 comments

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.

Posted 08/17/17 | Post a comment

Maximize Multimodal Pain Management

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

Posted 07/25/17 | Nabil Elkassabany, MD | Post a comment

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