pain management

Ideal pain relief for musculoskeletal injury remains elusiveA comparison of a combination of oral morphine and oral ibuprofen with each of these drugs alone found that none of these options provided optimal analgesia for the pain of a musculoskeletal injury (MSK-I).
Opioid crisis legal ramifications: How to protect your healthcare organizationOverprescribing by just one practitioner can lead to an untoward outcome that may readily affect the entire healthcare facility.
Pain control rxA recent study suggests that rhinoplasty patients may need fewer opioids than surgeons think.
Needle-phobic patients? Laughing gas to the rescueOne surgeon says nitrous oxide is an effective solution for anxiety prone patients during non-surgical procedures.
Serotype E botulinum toxinEB-001 has a fast onset of action and short duration of effect. Could it become a solution for post treatment pain?
Personalized medicine: Right drug, right patient, right time
Personalized medicine: Right drug, right patient, right timeThe premise is to use a patient’s own genetic information to guide decisions for prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disease and other health conditions.
Why do we keep prescribing heroin to patients?
Why do we keep prescribing heroin to patients?Let us all remember when the pen hits the prescription pad to write for an opioid that heroin is an opioid, too.
Five ways health executives can impact the opioid crisisConsider these five opportunities to help curb one of the biggest public health issues of the year.
5 reasons physicians should choose marijuana over opioids
5 reasons physicians should choose marijuana over opioidsBefore dismissing the idea because of the perceived stigma, warranted or not, with marijuana use, consider these 5 reasons why your postop patient should consider rolling a joint after surgery.
Should the FDA Drop High-Dose Opioids?
Should the FDA Drop High-Dose Opioids?A petition sent by multiple groups says yes.