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Post-op Pain Management 101

Surgery hurts.  We (the pain-inflictors) are constantly trying to minimize postoperative pain but we’re not likely to realize pain-free surgery anytime soon.  People are very worried about taking narcotics these days.  In 10 years of practice I never had a patient become addicted to narcotics from purely post-operative use.  That said, use of over the […]

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Prehabilitation

I learned a new word yesterday – Prehabilitiation (my spell-checker doesn’t like it). I found it in an article about improving patient fitness for surgery. “‘Prehabilitation’ is a broad term that applies to any intervention administered before surgery which aims to improve a patient’s health and fitness in order to reduce surgery-related morbidity, decrease the […]

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The POP Top™

Post-Op Provisions now proudly offers POP-Tops™.  They’re soft, comfortable, loose-fitting tank-tops with straps that fully detach at the shoulders.  They were born out of watching people try to put a shirt on with an IV in, and seeing just how far patients can (or can’t) raise their arms after breast surgery. Since including my home-made […]

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