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Peri-Op IV Acetaminophen May Reduce Post-Op Pain in Sinus Sx

May 25, 2017. 7:00 PM EST. Reduction in immediate postoperative pain after endoscopic sinus surgery, but results inconclusive Read article

OTHER JOURNAL ARTICLES

Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation Relieves Low Back Pain

May 24, 2017 Pain relief for patients with discogenic low back pain due to failed back surgery syndrome

Five-Year Risk of Repeat SUI, POP Surgery Less Than 10 Percent

May 23, 2017 Higher risks for women aged 65 and older, those initially undergoing pelvic organ prolapse surgery

One in Five Cancers in the United States Is Considered Rare

May 19, 2017 Little-known malignancies harder to diagnose and treat, researchers say

More U.S. Women Living With Metastatic Breast Cancer

May 18, 2017 Better treatments, aging population may explain trend, researchers say

Tips Provided to Help Physicians Plan for Retirement

May 18, 2017 Strategies to save for retirement should be adapted through different stages of physicians' careers

Global Burden of Cardiovascular Disease Assessed

May 18, 2017 Estimated 422.7 million prevalent cases of CVD, 17.92 million CVD deaths in 2015

Treatment in Hospital by Older Doctors Tied to Higher Mortality

May 17, 2017 Older patients' hospital survival slightly higher when physician is younger, researchers say

Review Supports Early Multimodal Tx for Infantile Hemangioma

May 17, 2017 General consensus supporting early multimodality treatment for infantile hemangiomas of the nose

Plan Suggested for Reducing Health Care Costs

May 16, 2017 Nine-point plan includes streamlining in billing, reduction in high facility fees, reducing drug costs

Cancer Screen Adherence Low for Solid Organ Transplant Recipients

May 16, 2017 But assessment by primary care provider linked to reversal of that trend

Hospitals Need to Be Prepared for Ransomware Attacks

May 12, 2017 Medical information a vulnerable target for those planning ransomware attacks, doctor warns

Transplanting HCV+ Kidneys Into HCV− Recipients Feasible

May 12, 2017 Doctors say they can clear hepatitis C in organ recipients, perhaps shortening transplant waits

Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Program Ups Outcomes

May 12, 2017 Lower hospital length of stay and postoperative complication rates after implementation of ERAS

Arthroscopy for Degenerative Knees Deemed Seldom Effective

May 11, 2017 Widely used procedure won't help arthritic degeneration, according to new recommendation

Practice Prices Linked to Some Measures of Care Coordination

May 11, 2017 But no differences in overall care ratings, receipt of preventive services, acute care use