Single-dose Oral Analgesics for Acute Postoperative Pain

Published Online: Thursday, October 20, 2011
Follow Pharmacy_Times:
Andrew Moore, DSc, of the University of Oxford, provides an overview of a study published in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews that compared single doses of oral analgesics for acute pain in adults post-operation. The study, which was the culmination of a project tackling the research on a large series of pain relieving drugs, found that commonly used analgesic drugs at the recommended doses produce adequate pain relief in some—but not all—patients with pain.

To listen to the podcast, click here.
Related Articles
Women with the greatest risk for osteoporosis are not being screened enough, while those at less risk are being screened too often.
Erin Albert, MBA, PharmD, JD, returns to the show­ with some advice for pharmacy's future leaders and recent graduates of pharmacy.
The Kentucky Board of Pharmacy has passed an emergency regulation permitting the state’s pharmacists to dispense the opioid overdose antidote naloxone without a prescription.
Jennifer Goldman, PharmD, CDE, BC-ADM, FCCP, professor of pharmacy practice at MCPHS University, discusses the role pharmacists can play when helping clinicians overcome barriers to initiating insulin use.
Latest Issues
  • photo
    Pharmacy Times
    photo
    Health-System Edition
    photo
    Directions in Pharmacy
    photo
    OTC Guide
    photo
    Generic Supplements
  • photo
    Pharmacy Careers
    photo
    Specialty Pharmacy Times
    photo
    Generic
$auto_registration$