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Patients Often Overestimate Postoperative Pain, Study Finds

Patients significantly overestimate the anticipated amount of pain they’ll experience following surgery, which researchers say can cause unnecessary anxiety in patients, according to a study being presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2017 annual...
16-Oct-2017 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Length of Incision May Affect Pain After Cesarean Delivery

Both short and long surgical incisions for cesarean births are associated with increased pain after delivery, suggests a study being presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2017 annual meeting.
16-Oct-2017 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Perioperative Surgical Home (PSH) Model of Care Reduces Death and Emergency Room Visits in Elderly Hip Fracture Patients

Elderly patients who had emergency repair of a fractured hip were much less likely to die or make a return visit to the emergency room (ER) after discharge if they received care under the Perioperative Surgical Home (PSH) model of care, suggests...
16-Oct-2017 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Hip and Knee Replacement Patients Using Fewer Opioids to Manage Pain After Surgery

Study is the first to examine progress in shifting to other therapies to combat pain
16-Oct-2017 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Diabetes Increases Risk of Cognitive Issues After Surgery, Especially in Seniors, Study Finds

Older patients with diabetes may be at an 84 percent higher risk of developing postoperative cognitive dysfunction (POCD) than those who are not diabetic, suggests new research being presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2017 annual meeting.
16-Oct-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Ketamine May Help Treat Migraine Pain Unresponsive to Other Therapies

Ketamine, a medication commonly used for pain relief and increasingly used for depression, may help alleviate migraine pain in patients who have not been helped by other treatments, suggests a study being presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2017...
16-Oct-2017 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Acetaminophen May Help Reduce Postoperative Shivering

Administering acetaminophen, such as Tylenol, during surgery may reduce the incidence of postoperative shivering, suggests a study being presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2017 annual meeting.
16-Oct-2017 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Boston Run for the Warriors® Supports Wounded Service Members, Veterans and Families

ASA and Hope For The Warriors® host 5K run/walk
16-Oct-2017 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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