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

    27 days 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

    27 days 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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