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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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How Setting Appropriate Expectations May Play a Role in Patient Outcomes

Patient expectations can be a difficult concept to quantify -- but setting appropriate expectations plays an important role in patient outcomes, especially overall patient satisfaction with their surgical experience. However,…
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Why Such a Big Gap in Osteoarthritis Knee Treatment?

Managing OA knee pain can be a challenge with today's limited treatment algorithm, as injections and medications only provide short-term relief. The Guide to New OA Knee Pain Management Solutions explores a…
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Why Look for Alternative Treatment for Osteoarthritis Knee Pain

The average candidate for treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee is 55 years old.1 Comparatively, those suffering from the pain of osteoarthritis of the hip are, on average, older than…
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Why Non Opioid Pain Medicine is More Important than Ever

Opioids have traditionally played an important role in pain management for patients after total knee arthroplasty (TKA). However, in light of the growing opioid epidemic, researchers are taking a harder…
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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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How to Increase Patient Satisfaction by Setting Realistic Expectations

A 44-year-old active woman has just been diagnosed with knee osteoarthritis by her physician. Tearyeyed,she doesn’t really comprehend what her condition entails and is convinced that after her total knee…
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