• Opioid Use Numbers Go Down in Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery

    5 monthes ago - By Medindia Health

    Multimode drug therapy approach has almost completing replaced the opioid alone prescription to combat pain postop.
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  • Research finds decrease in opioid use among patients recovering from hip and knee replacement

    Research finds decrease in opioid use among patients recovering from hip and knee replacement

    5 monthes ago - By News Medical

    Opioid use in patients recovering from hip and knee replacement decreased by one-third between 2006 and 2014, reflecting success in efforts to promote a multimodal approach to pain management (using a variety of methods to manage pain) rather than using opioids alone, reveals new research being presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY 2017 annual meeting.
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