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2007 Regional Anesthesia for Postoperative Pain Control eMedicine Orthopedics

Location: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1268467-overview

In many centers, regional anesthesia techniques are used extensively to allow the performance of orthopedic procedures. The intraoperative use of regional anesthesia has many advantages.
Synonyms and related keywords: spinal anesthesia, epidural anesthesia, neuraxial analgesia, intrathecal analgesia, peripheral nerve blocks, brachial plexus blocks, wound infiltration, patient-controlled analgesia, PCA, postoperative pain...
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2008 Perioperative Celebrex Administration for Pain Management After Total Knee Arthroplasty Medscape

Location: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/577727

Conclusion: Perioperative celecoxib significantly improved postoperative resting pain scores at 48 and 72 hrs, opioid consumption, and active ROM in the first three days after total knee arthroplasty, without increasing the risks of bleeding.
Perioperative Celebrex Administration for Pain Management After Total Knee Arthroplasty — A Randomized, Controlled Study Yu-Min Huang; Chiu-Meng...
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2009 Pain Management Slide Show Medscape

Location: http://www.medscape.com/features/slideshow/pain-management

Pain is a universally understood sign of disease and the most common symptom bringing people to seek medical attention. Physicians have been struggling throughout history to better understand pain and provide true relief for their patients.
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2009 Use of Methadone in Chronic Pain Management Medscape

Location: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/712071

Program Objectives
Discuss how to identify patients who are candidates for long term therapy with opiates
Review a careful evidence based protocol for starting and maintaining patients on long-term opioid therapy
Show appropriate steps to minimize the potential for opioid misuse, abuse or addiction
Use of Methadone in Chronic Pain Management--A Video Lecture from...
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2009 Using Acupuncture for Acute Pain in Hospitalized Children Medscape

Location: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/708318

Objective: Clinical study to determine the acceptability and feasibility of acupuncture for acute postoperative pain control in hospitalized children.
onclusions: Our results support that acupuncture is highly accepted and feasible in critically ill, postoperative pediatric patients with acute pain. Our findings suggest that acupuncture may be a potentially useful adjunctive tool...
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2011 After Propoxyphene - Alternate Pain Medications Medscape

Location: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/741898

Now that propoxyphene is unavailable, what are other options for analgesia?
Recently, Xanodyne Pharmaceuticals, Inc. agreed to withdraw propoxyphene from the market at the request of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). New research found that propoxyphene, which was sold under the brand names Darvon®and Darvocet®, was associated with...
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2011 Regional Anesthesia - Best Practices Medscape

Location: http://www.medscape.com/features/slideshow/regional-blocks

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Regional and digital nerve blocks provide anesthesia to a specific area of the body during surgery or other procedural instrumentation while preserving consciousness.
Author Mark P. Brady, PA-C (Physicians Assistant)
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2011 Written online situational feedback via mobile phone to support self-management of chronic widespread pain

Location: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2474/12/51/abstract

Results The intervention was rated as supportive, meaningful and user-friendly by the majority of the women. The response rate to the daily registration entries was high and technical problems were few.
Conclusion The results indicate a feasible intervention. Web-applications are fast becoming standard features of mobile phones and interventions of this kind can...
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Pain Management After ACL Reconstruction

Location: http://www.carletonsportsmed.com/Pain-management/Pain Management After ACL Reconstruction.htm

Pain Management After ACL Reconstruction Don Johnson MD Director Sports Medicine Clinic Carleton University Assistant Professor Orthopaedic Surgery University of Ottawa
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View Details Visit Resource Review It Rate It Bookmark It Added: Wed Jun 09 2010