A Pain Treatment Comparison
When evaluating surgical pain treatments, physicians are focused on a number of factors including safety, efficacy, and patient satisfaction. Anesthesiologist Dr. Hickman has found in his practice that some treatments achieve these goals better than others. Applying his own experience working with both single shot nerve blocks and continuous peripheral nerve blocks, he compares the two across three key areas.
Download Three Ways Single-Shot Blocks Fall Short of Physician Expectations by Dr. Gregory Hickman of Andrews Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Center, to learn how single shot injections fall short in terms of duration, pain control, and narcotics consumption.