Data suggest harm outweighs benefit of opioids for musculoskeletal pain
June 25, 2018
AMSTERDAM – There is little if any good quality evidence that opioids offer benefit in the treatment of pain related to osteoarthritis or other musculoskeletal disorders, but a large body of evidence suggests major risks.
Opioids still overprescribed for postop pain management
May 29, 2018
Excessive opioid prescriptions can lead to waste and misuse.
Design limitations may have compromised DVT intervention trial
May 14, 2018
WASHINGTON – The preferred evaluation – intravascular ultrasound – was not used.
CDC data show decline in some hospital-acquired infections
October 16, 2017
SAN DIEGO - Reduced use of urinary catheters and central lines appears to be having an effect in controlling some HAIs.