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Opioids are commonly used for pain relief, but these often come with undesirable side effects, like nausea, constipation, respiratory depression and falls.

 

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December 6, 2018 in Acute/Surgical Pain, Patient Experience, Posts

Treating Pain after C-section — Highlights from ACOG’s Guidelines

Postpartum pain after cesarean delivery is not just an unpleasant experience for women, but a strong predictor for developing chronic pain later, according to the American College of Obstetricians and…
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October 31, 2018 in Chronic Pain, Coolief, Patient Experience, Practice

Extend Pain Relief

Extend the reach of pain relief COOLIEF* Cooled RF: New Ultrasound Guided Technique for OA Knee Pain UP TO 12 months of pain relief. Contact a sales rep today to…
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July 19, 2018 in Acute/Surgical Pain, Chronic Pain, Education, HCP Support, Hospital, ON-Q, Opioids, Ortho, Patient Experience, Posts, Practice

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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July 19, 2018 in Chronic Pain, Coolief, Education, HCP Support, Opioids, Patient Experience, Practice

The Value of Shared Decision-Making in the Management of Chronic Pain

The Value of Shared Decision-Making in the Management of Chronic Pain The management of chronic pain often relies heavily on physician-directed treatment decisions, rather than shared decision-making and patient participation.…
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May 15, 2018 in Chronic Pain, Coolief, Education, HCP Support, Opioids, Ortho, Patient Experience, Posts, Practice

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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May 15, 2018 in Chronic Pain, Coolief, Education, HCP Support, Opioids, Ortho, Patient Experience, Posts, Practice, Research & Innovation

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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