A preemptive pain management program involving OTC medications can help reduce the need for opioid prescriptions following certain surgeries.
Ongoing threats to the safety of intravenous (IV) drug delivery include drug shortages and lack of IV product standardization, according to an expert panel.
Invasive methods did not perform better than drug treatment in patients with stable ischemic heart disease
Evidence-based framework is an urgent need, study says.
Strategies include nonpharmacologic therapies, nonopioid medications, and opioid rotation.
Survey indicates need for greater pharmacist presence.
How to handle controlled substances and medication safely.
Three medical groups have issued guidelines for the use of anticoagulants during cardiac surgery.
Managing post-op pain is a team effort—and who better to lead the team than a medication expert?