NEW ORLEANS – Flanking the resection with electrodes can suppress seizures while allowing surgeons to leave as much brain tissue as possible.
From the Journals
The study findings have troubling implications for opioid abuse among surgical patients.
The agency’s approval of Dsuvia comes at a time when the need is great for nonaddictive agents for pain control.
The opioid is to used for only adult patients in settings that are closely controlled.
Appendectomy reduces PD risk by about 20%.
Strategy offers the potential to minimize inpatient admissions while decreasing oral narcotic use.
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...
News from the FDA/CDC
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.