Category Archive for: ‘Epidural Narcotics’

Sex Bias Seen In Control Of Cancer Pain

Fri Sep 26, 2008NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – …Men and women did not differ significantly in terms of worst pain scores, least pain scores, or pain interference. However, average pain in the last week and pain right now were significantly higher in women. In addition, the average total daily dose of pain-killers was significantly greater for men (130 versus 66 …

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Post-Surgical Epidural May Boost Survival

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay ReporterWashington Post Tuesday, August 12, 2008; 12:00 AM TUESDAY, Aug. 12 (HealthDay News) — Epidural anesthesia may not only be the best way to control pain after major surgery, it may also improve post-operative survival, Canadian researchers report. The use of epidural anesthetics for major surgery has been somewhat controversial. There doesn’t seem to be much question …

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