While the specific results were unsurprising, the size of the study should definitively lay to rest the question of whether one option is superior for patients undergoing ERCP.
Pain treatment has shifted to a multimodal approach, partly in response to the opioid crisis. Nurses at Cleveland Clinic Fairview Hospital serve as pain mentors, educating their peers about alternatives for relieving pain.
During sepsis, supplying exogenous angiotensin II makes physiological sense, argues Cleveland Clinic’s Ashish Khanna, MD. See the evidence in ATHOS-3 findings and subgroup analyses.
Functional status is predictive of how older patients do after surgery. Cleveland Clinic is working to help frail older adults prepare for elective procedures. Geriatrician Ronan Factora, MD, explains.
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Cleveland Clinic is exploring the Wide Awake Local Anesthesia No Tourniquet (WALANT) technique for hand and upper extremity operations. WALANT reduces pain and discomfort, and minimizes recovery time.
With more than half a million dollars in funding secured, a Cleveland Clinic team is embarking on the process of developing and testing a new Alzheimer’s drug, MDA7, a cannabinoid type 2 receptor-selective agonist.
Promising research at Cleveland Clinic shows that microglial inflammation is a common, and potentially treatable, pathway for neuropathic pain and other treatment-resistant neuroinflammatory conditions, including Alzheimer disease.