Tag: pain management

Course-in-a-Box: Perioperative Pain Management

This presentation outlines the consequences of poorly managed postoperative pain, discusses undertreatment of postoperative pain and offers solutions.

Exercise and Acetaminophen: Tools for Your Patients’ Pain Treatment Toolbox

Despite all our good intentions to alleviate our patients’ chronic pain symptoms and improve their quality of life, there are many challenges in the way. We have limited time to interact with each individual, and frequently, insurance does not cover the ideal multidisciplinary approach. Adding to these obstacles is the significant increase in prescriptions medications… Read more »

Pain Medications: How Long is Too Long?

Revised by Kevin L. Zacharoff, MD December 2015 There are many different types of pain medications available to help healthcare providers treat patients with chronic pain. Depending on the specific medication, they can be obtained by prescription or are available over-the-counter (OTC). Pain medications provide an important component of most treatment plans intended to relieve… Read more »

A Recap of PAINWeek 2015

An interview with Kevin L. Zacharoff, MD, a licensed, board-certified anesthesiologist, about the PAINWeek 2015 conference.