The Postoperative Pain Control Study: A Narcotic Reduction Program

Over 5 million Americans currently abuse prescription opioids. We standardized postoperative opioid prescribing habits amongst surgical providers at our institution, and then analyzed patients ’ postoperative pain control habits.
Source: Journal of the American College of Surgeons - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: General Surgery Source Type: research

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Discussion The hands are one of the most important parts of the body for interacting with the world. They are remarkably adapted having sensitive sensory receptors as well as feedback receptors for grasping, holding, and manipulating objects. Hands, especially with an opposable thumb, multiple joints within the hand, along with the wrist and elbow, allow the hand to move in multiple positions to manipulate the world. Hands also symbolize an emotional caring and sharing between individuals as hands are used to provide a true “human touch” in personal and social situations. Due to their important interactions in ...
Source: - Category: Pediatrics Authors: Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., DECEMBER 5, 2021 – Johnson &Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) (the Company) today announced preliminary results from an independent study, including a subset of participants from the Janssen-sponsored COV2008 study, conducted by Dan Barouch, M.D., Ph.D., et al. of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), which showed that a booster shot of the Johnson &Johnson COVID-19 vaccine (Ad26.COV2.S), administered at six months after a two-dose primary regimen of BNT162b2, increased both antibody and T-cell responses. These results demonstrate the potential benefits of heterologous boosting (mix-and-match)....
Source: Johnson and Johnson - Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news
In my last post I described the “4 P” model (sometimes called the 5P!) of formulation for pain. In today’s post I want to talk about an integrated approach for a team. Teamwork in pain management is an enormous thing – IASP (International Association for the Study of Pain) endorses multidisciplinary (I prefer interprofessional) teamwork but gives little information on how teams best work together. In fact, research exploring teamwork processes in pain management is remarkably absent, even though there’s considerable research elsewhere in healthcare showing that effective teamwork is quite ...
Source: HealthSkills Weblog - Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Tags: Assessment Chronic pain Clinical reasoning Interdisciplinary teams Professional topics Psychology Research Science in practice biopsychosocial case formulation Health healthcare pain management teamskills teamwork Source Type: blogs
Bob Dole was just 21 years old when he suffered the injuries that would change his life. In April 1945, while stationed in Italy during WWII, the young soldier was struck by enemy fire. As a result of his wounds, Dole was permanently left without feeling in his right hand and arm, which measured more than two inches shorter than his left after reparative surgeries; part of his left hand was also left numb. Dole, who died on Sunday at the age of 98, would live with and be shaped by the aftermath of those injuries in the years that followed, including the 30 he spent as a U.S. senator from Kansas. [time-brightcove not-tgx=&r...
Source: TIME: Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Uncategorized remembrance Second click Source Type: news
AbstractWe thank Rivano-Fischer and St ålnacke (2021) for the time they invested in our study. We believe that most of their criticism was already addressed in our original publication (LoMartire et al., 2021). In this response, we first reply to their comments, then discuss problems with their promoted uncontrolled before-and-after (UB A) design, and finally present target trial emulation as an alternative for observational data. This reply represents the perspective of LoMartire, Constan, and Frumento only.
Source: European Journal of Pain - Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Tags: LETTER TO THE EDITOR Source Type: research
ENDOMETRIOSIS is a painful condition that affects a whopping 1.5 million women in the UK. Some women are so badly affected by symptoms that their daily lives are disrupted by fatigue, chronic pain and declining mental health. One of these women is 26-year-old Florence Ssentongo.
Source: Daily Express - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
The purpose of this study was to compare Medicare healthcare expenditures for patients who received long-term treatment of chronic low back pain (cLBP) with either opioid analgesic therapy (OAT) or spinal manipulative therapy (SMT).
Source: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics - Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Source Type: research
I’m in the northeast, and it’s becoming a pain in the a** to eat anywhere. Everywhere is full, have to book a reservation way ahead to get anything. Many restaraunts have started to hold a credit card on file for reservation and charge fees for cancelation, seems to have made it better. Is this how it was pretty pandemic, I can’t remember? Is it this annoying other parts of the country? I will also add, I only sit down at a restaraunt with my spouse maybe once or twice a month.
Source: Student Doctor Network - Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Tags: Pain Medicine Source Type: forums
for Medicare advantage plan - EviCore require Orthopedic surgeon available at site for Vertebral Augmentation. Have any one come a cross that kind of situation ? What you do ?
Source: Student Doctor Network - Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Tags: Pain Medicine Source Type: forums
"We so deeply feel the pain and the injustice of that life promise breached in an act of barbarous violence." #gradstudent #stabbing
Source: Reuters: Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
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