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Treatment of acute postoperative pain
Although postoperative pain remains incompletely controlled in some settings, increased understanding of its mechanisms and the development of several therapeutic approaches have substantiallyExpand
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Management of Postoperative Pain: A Clinical Practice Guideline From the American Pain Society, the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, and the American Society of
  • R. Chou, D. Gordon, +22 authors C. Wu
  • Medicine
  • The journal of pain : official journal of the…
  • 1 February 2016
UNLABELLED Most patients who undergo surgical procedures experience acute postoperative pain, but evidence suggests that less than half report adequate postoperative pain relief. Many preoperative,Expand
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Education, age, and the cumulative advantage in health.
  • C. Ross, C. Wu
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Journal of health and social behavior
  • 1 March 1996
The positive association between educational attainment and health is well established, but the way in which the education-based gap in health varies with age is not. Do the health advantages of highExpand
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Efficacy of continuous wound catheters delivering local anesthetic for postoperative analgesia: a quantitative and qualitative systematic review of randomized controlled trials.
E A a n ffective postoperative analgesia is important from the atient’s perspective and can also improve clinical outomes. Recent surveys report only modest success in roviding suitable analgesia, asExpand
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Efficacy of postoperative epidural analgesia: a meta-analysis.
CONTEXT Whether epidural analgesia is a better method than parenteral opioids for postoperative pain control remains controversial. OBJECTIVE To systematically review the efficacy of postoperativeExpand
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A Comparison of Regional Versus General Anesthesia for Ambulatory Anesthesia: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials
Both regional anesthesia and general anesthesia have been proposed to provide optimal ambulatory anesthesia. We searched MEDLINE and other databases for randomized controlled trials comparingExpand
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Systematic Review and Analysis of Postdischarge Symptoms after Outpatient Surgery
OVER the past decade, the percentage of surgical procedures being performed in outpatient centers has increased. In response, outpatient anesthetic practice and research have focused on providingExpand
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Postoperative Cognitive Function as an Outcome of Regional Anesthesia and Analgesia
Background and Objectives: It has been suggested that intraoperative neuraxial (spinal, epidural) anesthesia may decrease postoperative cognitive dysfunction when compared with general anesthesia,Expand
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Does Continuous Peripheral Nerve Block Provide Superior Pain Control to Opioids? A Meta-Analysis
Although most randomized clinical trials conclude that the addition of continuous peripheral nerve blockade (CPNB) decreases postoperative pain and opioid-related side effects when compared withExpand
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Sinonasal lymphoma: a clinicopathologic analysis of 58 cases from the Massachusetts General Hospital.
Few large series compare lymphomas of the nasal cavity with those of the paranasal sinuses. We studied the cases of 58 patients, 34 males and 24 females, aged 7 to 92 years (mean, 57 years), who hadExpand
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