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What is the definition of Acute Pain?
Acute pain is defined as pain that occurs suddenly, is usually sharp, and lasts no longer than six months. Acute pain may be mild, moderate, or severe. Acute pain usually means that there is an underlying cause that needs to be evaluated. Acute pain goes away when the underlying cause has resolved. Some causes of acute pain include cuts and burns, dental work, muscle strains, inflammation, tissue damage, diseases, fractured bones, surgery, and labor and childbirth.
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What are the symptoms of Acute Pain?
The symptoms of acute pain depend on the cause. Symptoms of acute pain include pain that occurs suddenly; an uncomfortable or unpleasant feeling; a sharp pain that may be mild, moderate, or severe and that lasts for hours, days, or months; pain that lasts no longer than six months; and pain that goes away when the underlying condition has resolved.
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What are the current treatments for Acute Pain?
Treatment for acute pain depends on the cause and may include rest; cold or hot packs; physical therapy; exercise; stress reduction; aspirin; non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as acetaminophen, ibuprofen, or naproxen; muscle relaxants; opioids (narcotics); electrical stimulation therapy; antidepressants; trigger point injections; nerve blocks; steroids; and acupuncture.
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What are the latest Acute Pain Clinical Trials?
Efficacy and Safety of Ultrasound Guided Combined Pericapsular Nerve Group Block and Lateral Femoral Cutaneous Nerve Versus Lumbar Plexus Block for Postoperative Analgesia After Total Hip Arthroplasty: Randomized Clinical Study.

Summary: Regional anesthesia for postoperative analgesia in THA includes epidural anesthesia and peripheral nerve blocks. However epidural anesthesia has a great role in THA, it has become restricted as perioperative antithrombotic drugs are generally used for orthopedic patients. the study aim to evaluate and compare efficacy and safety of pericapsular nerve group block (PENG) block and lateral femoral cu...

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Assessment of the Effectiveness of Updated Educational Materials on Prescribers' Knowledge and Behaviour With Respect to Risks Associated With INSTANYL® Off-Label Use

Summary: The purpose of the Instanyl study is to learn how much doctors know and understand about Instanyl® before and after they receive updated educational information, including the risks of its unapproved use. In this study, the doctors will complete two surveys: one three months before they receive the updated educational information, and one about six months after they receive this information. They ...

What are the Latest Advances for Acute Pain?
Zanubrutinib in patients with previously treated B-cell malignancies intolerant of previous Bruton tyrosine kinase inhibitors in the USA: a phase 2, open-label, single-arm study.
Possible Application of Melatonin in Long COVID.
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