Orlando, FL,
10:20 AM

HSS presents new research at 2021 ASRA Annual Meeting

At this year's American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ASRA) annual meeting, HSS presents new research related to opioid safety and education, investigation of alternative pain management strategies, patient safety, and how COVID-19 has affected orthopedic surgery.

HSS Researchers Find Duloxetine May Reduce Opioid Use and Improve Pain Management After Total Knee Replacement

Study Identifies Risk Factors for Pediatric Opioid Dependence After Surgery

Knowledge Gaps on Opioid Use and Pain Relief After Surgery Offer Opportunities for Improving Patient Education

  • Anesthesiologist Bradley Lee, MD and colleagues identified gaps in patient knowledge about pain management and opioid use before total hip replacement, including misconceptions about how much pain relief to expect from opioids after surgery, how to use multiple modes of pain relief, and proper opioid storage and disposal. Improving patient education about opioids and pain management could lead to improvements in pain control and functional outcomes after surgery.

Interim Study Results Suggest Oral Tranexamic Acid (TXA) Is Equally Effective as Intravenous TXA in Preventing Blood Loss in Joint Replacement Surgery

HSS Study Examines Hip Fracture Patient Characteristics and Outcomes Pre- and Post-COVID-19 Outbreak