Search Tag: musculoskeletal pain

ICU Management

Patient Confusion about Opioid Addiction in the ED

2015 14 Apr

Emergency department (ED) patients have misperceptions about opioid dependence and want more information about their pain management options, according to researchers from Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Patients seen in the ED for acute pain, the researchers note, expressed a desire for better communication from physicians... Read more

IMAGING Management

Hazards of Working in Interventional Labs

2015 26 Feb

A new study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology shows that frequent use of lead aprons to protect medical professionals in the interventional lab and radiology departments from radiation exposure is associated with increased musculoskeletal pain. Researchers at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester (MN, USA) surveyed employees to determine... Read more


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