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Does perioperative gabapentin decrease the time to pain resolution and opioid cessation in patients undergoing eligible surgery?
Can one predict whether nonoperative management of spinal epidural abscesses will fail?
SAN DIEGO – The drug may have a benefit among patients whose Injury Severity Score was greater than 15.
LAS VEGAS – Several states have made gabapentin a Schedule V controlled substance while others have mandatory reporting of its dispensing and...
Opioid epidemic appears to be “the most recent manifestation of a more fundamental, longer-term process.”
For the first time, training will be made available to health care providers, nurses, and pharmacists involved in pain management.
LAS VEGAS – One sample in every five showed a combination of opioids and benzodiazepines, at least one of which was an unprescribed medication.
Drug rescheduling was associated with a 45.6% increase in heroin-related deaths over 5 years in the model.
Are nonpharmacologic pain interventions effective at reducing pain in adult patients visiting the emergency department?