San Francisco—Implementation of either periarticular injection or adductor canal block plus periarticular injection with multimodal analgesia is suitable for pain control after total knee arthroplasty. Results of a study showed no difference in readiness to discharge between patients randomly assigned to either technique.

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Disposizioni per garantire l’accesso alle cure palliative e alla terapia del dolore

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Dott. Luigi Vicari on 31 luglio 2014

The first randomized placebo-controlled trial of paracetamol (acetaminophen) for patients with acute low back pain has shown no effect of the drug on speed of recovery, pain, or many other factors associated with the condition. “The results suggest we need to reconsider the universal recommendation to provide paracetamol as a first-line treatment for low-back pain,” […]

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Dott. Luigi Vicari on 3 marzo 2013

Compared with placebo, the selective serotonin and noradrenaline reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs) duloxetine (Cymbalta) and milnacipran (Savella) are slightly more likely to reduce pain in patients with fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS), according to a new Cochrane meta-analysis. However, they’re not substantially superior in terms of reducing fatigue and sleep problems or in improving quality of life, and […]

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Dott. Luigi Vicari on 10 agosto 2012

Extended-cycle dosing of an ultralow-dose contraceptive vaginal ring decreases the frequency of migraine aura and largely prevents menstrual-related migraine headache, results of a pilot observational study suggest. Vai all’articolo completo…

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