Factors Nurses Consider when Making the Decision to Medicate for Pain in the PACU: The Embedded Knowledge Within Practice

Within the clinical setting, pain and sedation scales alone are not enough to support clinical judgment with acute pain management (Jarzyna et al., 2011).
Source: Journal of PeriAnesthesia Nursing - Category: Nursing Authors: Tags: ASPAN National Conference Abstract Source Type: research

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ConclusionClinician awareness must be heightened for perforating CD in the setting of abscess refractory to either multiple drainage procedures, although care should be taken to individualize treatment to each CD patient who presents with an abdominal abscess.
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
Pain management in acute orthopedic injury needs to be tailored to the presentation and patient. Subjective and objective assessment, in conjunction with pathophysiology, should be used to provide symptom control. Ideally, treatment should be administered in an escalating fashion, attempting to manage pain with the lowest dose of the safest medication available. There are also adjunctive therapies, including those that are nonpharmacologic, that can provide additional relief.
Source: Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America - Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Source Type: research
This article reviews the common MSK injuries that can be diagnosed with ultrasound with a focus on point-of-care ultrasound.
Source: Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America - Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Source Type: research
This article discusses the efficient and effective evaluation, management, and treatment of patients with neck and back pain in the ED. Emphasis is placed on vertebral osteomyelitis, epidural abscess, acute transverse myelitis, epidural compression syndrome, spinal malignancy, and spinal stenosis.
Source: Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America - Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Source Type: research
This article summarizes common diagnoses of shoulder pain, including bony, infectious, and connective tissue pathologies and their proper treatment. It also reviews which shoulder pain conditions are emergency diagnoses and need immediate treatment and which diagnoses need conservative management and outpatient follow-up.
Source: Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America - Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Source Type: research
ConclusionsThe best management strategy of RIBP is prevention by reducing total RT doses and close follow-up. However, when RIBP occurs, we recommend treatment with HBO therapy, steroids, trental, and vitamin E as tolerable.
Source: Reports of Practical Oncology and Radiotherapy - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
The Pharmacogenomics Journal, Published online: 20 November 2019; doi:10.1038/s41397-019-0118-9Gender based differences, pharmacogenetics and adverse events in chronic pain management
Source: The Pharmacogenomics Journal - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Source Type: research
Authors: Van Slambrouck J, Vlasselaers J, Devos B Abstract Peritoneal tuberculosis is a rare extrapulmonary manifestation of tuberculosis. Considering the diagnosis of peritoneal tuberculosis in a low prevalence setting can be vital for the further clinical management in selected patients.In a young male with migration background, presenting with generalised abdominal pain, computed tomography revealed ascites, omental and peritoneal thickening and enlarged mesentery lymph nodes. Computed tomography also revealed a distal ureteral calculus at the right vesico-ureteral junction. Diagnostic laparoscopy showed a nodul...
Source: Acta Chirurgica Belgica - Category: Surgery Tags: Acta Chir Belg Source Type: research
Condition:   Chronic Low Back Pain Intervention:   Other: Health-Related Quality of Life Report Sponsor:   University of North Texas Health Science Center Enrolling by invitation
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Authors: Çimen Atalar A, Yalın OÖ, Aslan H, Baykan B Abstract OBJECTIVES: There are only a handful of studies examining the clinical differences between patients with and without a family history of migraine. Our aim is to compare the descriptive and clinical properties of patients with and without a family history, and to investigate the association between the migraine burden and disease characteristics and disability of migraine. METHODS: A total of 530 consecutive patients diagnosed with migraine according to the International Headache Society criteria were enrolled into the study. Detailed sys...
Source: Agri Dergisi - Category: Anesthesiology Tags: Agri Source Type: research
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