Tag: after

Prescribing Opioids After Surgery Remains the Same for Seniors

Prescribing Opioids After Surgery Remains the Same for Seniors

There were no changes in the number of seniors who got opioids after surgery, but the doses they were prescribed were less than before.‘The increase in seniors filling non-opioid prescriptions and the lower opioid dose may reflect the development of surgery-specific prescribing guidelines and the increasing use of anesthesiologist-championed Enhanced ...

Body Image After Having a Baby

Body Image After Having a Baby

More than 60% of respondents believed they should be thin or thinner than their current size, and over half said comments from others about their body or size had an impact on their body image. Respondents said the downsides of pursuing an ideal body image included poor mental health, disordered ...

New Way to Control Pain After Knee Replacement Surgery

New Way to Control Pain After Knee Replacement Surgery

"Despite many technological advances, controlling pain after total knee arthroplasty can be challenging; most patients experience considerable pain and discomfort, especially in the first couple of weeks into their recovery," said Kwan "Kevin" Park, M.D., orthopedic surgeon at Houston Methodist. "Intraosseous infusion, which involves injecting medication directly into the bone ...

Page 1 of 2 1 2