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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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May 8, 2020 in Acute/Surgical Pain, Patient Experience, Posts

Perform Continuous Peripheral Nerve Blocks in a Single Shot

Perform Continuous Peripheral Nerve Blocks in a Single Shot Announcing QUIKBLOC* Catheter with Improved Ease of Insertion While faster, most single-shot nerve blocks will fail to reduce pain 24 hours…
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February 4, 2020 in Acute/Surgical Pain, Patient Experience, Posts

WHEN YOU PRESCRIBE OPIOIDS, MORE THAN ONE LIFE IS AT RISK

WHEN YOU PRESCRIBE OPIOIDS, MORE THAN ONE LIFE IS AT RISK BY THE NUMBERS 600% WOMEN ARE BECOMING MORE AT RISK From 1999 to 2016, the rate of death from…
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November 18, 2019 in Acute/Surgical Pain, ON-Q, Opioids, Patient Experience, Posts

Every Day Counts

With opioid addiction, EVERY DAY COUNTS. Protect your patients from DAY 1 with long-lasting, opioid-sparing ON-Q*. Mercy Medical Center Mt. Shasta Establishing Surgical Excellence through Opioid Reduction   65% Reduction…
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March 1, 2019 in Acute/Surgical Pain, ON-Q, Opioids, Patient Experience, Posts

The Truth Shouldn’t Hurt

The Truth Shouldn't Hurt But choosing the wrong non-opioid postoperative therapy can. Watch this video to hear Lucy S. Hostetter, MD thoughts on Heron’s investigational drug, HTX-011 FACT-CHECKING THE NEW…
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February 4, 2019 in Chronic Pain, Coolief, Patient Experience, Practice

Ultrasound of the Knee Technique

The First to Bring Ultrasound-Guided Cooled RF to the Knee* * Proven by level I evidence in multiple modalities Finally, physicians can manage long-term relief of OA knee pain that is:…
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December 6, 2018 in Acute/Surgical Pain, Patient Experience, Posts

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

Highlights from ACOG’s Guidelines — Treating Pain after C-section Watch how Fox 31 Denver and ABC 7 El Paso featured ON-Q as a way for hospitals to reduce opioid use…
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