Patients significantly overestimate the anticipated amount of pain they'll experience following surgery, which researchers say can cause unnecessary anxiety in patients, according to a study being presented at the Anesthesiology 2017 annual meeting. Patients who receive regional anesthesia, such as peripheral nerve blocks, epidurals or spinal anesthesia, were most likely to overestimate their postoperative pain.
A pilot study conducted by the Canadian Concussion Centre has shown that using a non-LCD screen for computer tasks may decrease the risk of exacerbating symptoms in sufferers of post-concussion syndrome (PCS).
REGINA – Saskatchewan's one-for-one model, which allows private MRI scans as long as a second scan is done at no charge for a patient on the public wait list, is not reducing wait times, the province' auditor said.
EDMONTON – Alberta's auditor general is calling for immediate action to improve a health-care system he says is still falling short despite years of recommendations on how to make it better.
It’s a typical scenario in many chiropractic clinics: patients come in complaining of back pain. They have been to the family doctor a few times, but nothing seems to help. They were prescribed different painkillers, including some narcotics, but nothing has provided any lasting relief. “No one can help me,” is the usual cry of chronic pain sufferers.
A new report released today reveals that many patients living with inflammatory diseases lack the critical information necessary to be able to properly understand and evaluate their treatment options.
An extra layer of fat won't provide a cushion against pain – in fact, obese people are more sensitive to pressure pain than those who are not overweight, and they are equally susceptible to extremes of hot and cold.
HARTFORD, Conn. – A growing number of U.S. states are working to help patients make it clear to medical professionals they don't want to be prescribed powerful opioids.
Motorcycle crash injuries cost more to treat than car crash: studyMotorcyclists in Ontario are three times more likely to be…
Health groups push for alternatives to opioidsCALGARY – An interim report released at a pain management…
New centre to focus on medicinal cannabis researchMcMaster University in Hamilton and St. Joseph Healthcare Hamilton have…
Report sets exercise guidelines for young kidsNew guidelines set the minimum amount of activity that toddlers,…
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