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Study: Insufficient evidence to support use of antidepressants for treatment of postoperative pain

August 20, 2014

A systematic review of clinical trials showed insufficient evidence to support the clinical use of antidepressants in the treatment of acute or chronic postoperative pain.

Researchers performed a systematic review of all currently published clinical trials on antidepressants and postoperative pain and included 15 studies on acute and three studies on chronic postoperative pain in the final outcome. Extracted data included pain at rest and with movement, adverse effects and other outcomes.

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BCP Group acquires Baker Orthotics & Prosthetics

August 20, 2014
BCP Group has announced its acquisition of Baker Orthotics & Prosthetics, a North Texas O&P provider for more than 60 years. BCP Group will provide operational…
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Scheck & Siress partners with John C. Dunham STEM Partnership School

August 19, 2014
Scheck & Siress has announced a partnership with John C. Dunham STEM Partnership School at Aurora University. The science, technology, engineering and mathematics…
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High prevalence of opioid use found among Social Security Disability Insurance recipients

August 19, 2014
Among Social Security Disability Insurance recipients, more than 40% take opioid pain relievers and the prevalence of chronic opioid use is more than 20% and increasing…
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Kevin Carroll, MS, CP, and Joey Funderburk at the Hanger Education Fair

August 8, 2014
LAS VEGAS — At the Hanger Education Fair, Joey Funderburk speaks about his bilateral prostheses and journey to get…
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Steve Mandacina, CP discusses new innovations in upper limb prostheses

August 8, 2014
LAS VEGAS — At the Hanger Education Fair, Steve Mandacina, CP, discussed new innovations in upper limb prostheses. He…
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Joey Funderburk talks about the non-profit charity Grace's Lamp

August 8, 2014
LAS VEGAS – At the Hanger Education Fair, Joey Funderburk talked about his work with Grace's Lamp. The non-profit…
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