Acute Pain

Using neuroimaging in chronic pain management

Using neuroimaging in chronic pain management

Developments in functional, structural, and neurochemical imaging could help predict individuals with acute pain who are likely to progress to chronic pain.

Establishing patient treatment contracts for managing chronic pain

Establishing patient treatment contracts for managing chronic pain

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Pain is the one concern that more often than not prompts people to see a health-care provider, so adequately addressing these complaints can significantly influence the relationship you have with your patients.

Perioperative use of etoricoxib in patients undergoing total abdominal hysterectomy

Perioperative use of etoricoxib, a selective COX-2 inhibitor, in patients undergoing total abdominal hysterectomy significantly reduces both resting and elicited pain and opioid (morphine) consumption compared with placebo.

Efficacy and safety of IV tanezumab in osteoarthritis hip and knee pain

Tanezumab, a monoclonal antibody that inhibits nerve growth factor, is efficacious in treating osteoarthritis pain and may provide greater symptomatic improvement compared with placebo and naproxen.

MoxDuo's respiratory safety profile vs. morphine or oxycodone alone

The MoxDuo combination of morphine and oxycodone may have a superior respiratory safety profile to that of equianalgesic morphine equivalent doses (MED) of either morphine or oxycodone alone.

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