Alternative regimens including the use of multimodal analgesia have become a standard practice in acute pain management. Exparel, a long-lasting liposomal bupivacaine local anesthetic agent, has many significant benefits in the management of postoperative pain. Read more.
There has been increased interest in the use of low dose ketamine (LDK) as an alternative analgesic for the management of acute pain in the emergency department (ED). The objective of this systematic review was to compare the analgesic effectiveness and safety profile of LDK and morphine for acute pain management in the ED. Read more.
Few studies have examined primary care management for acute sciatica, including referral to physical therapy. To evaluate whether early referral to physical therapy reduced disability more than usual care (UC) alone for patients with acute sciatica. Read more.
American Academy of Pain Medicine