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Acute vs. Chronic Pain, and how to treat them differently

Pain should be on the radar of every health care provider, as it affects more Americans “than diabetes, heart disease and cancer combined," according to the American Academy of Pain…
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Pre-Filling for your ON-Q* Pumps

PRE-FILLING FOR YOUR ON-Q* PUMPS With ongoing national drug shortages in effect since late last year, getting local anesthetic has been harder than ever. Pharmacists are struggling to get access…
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Strategies to Keep your Patients from Forming a Deadly Addiction to Opioids after Surgery

Did you know the chances of opioid dependence can begin within just three days of initial opioid use? Even a one-day opioid prescription poses a 6 percent risk of long-term…
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Besides Addiction, Opioids Have Lots of Negative Side Effects

Besides Addiction, Opioids Have Lots of Negative Side Effects According to the Mayo Clinic, an estimated 5 to 8 million Americans use opioids for chronic pain. That’s a lot of…
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It’s a matter of days

EVERY DAY YOUR PATIENT TAKES OPIOIDS their risk of forming a deadly addiction increases Dependency can begin within 3 days of opioid use1 You have the power to defuse the…
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Pain Management in the Surgical Setting

Pain Management in the Surgical Setting Are You Lighting the Fuse of Opioid Addiction? Dependency can begin within 3 DAYS of opioid use.1 ON-Q* is indicated to significantly reduce opioids…
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Postoperative Opioid Addiction

Postoperative Opioid Addiction It's a Matter of Days It can happen in a matter of days.1 We know that the overprescribing of opioids int he post-surgical setting has contributed to…
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Reducing Postoperative Opioid Overuse

Reducing Postoperative Opioid Overuse Standard postoperative pain management involves extensive use of opioid analgesics, the overprescribing of which is an epidemic in the US.1 The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons has…
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