Opioid‐free Anesthesia Found to Improve Pain Control After Surgery

Opioid‐free Anesthesia Found to Improve Pain Control After Surgery

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Opioid‐free Anesthesia Found to Improve Pain Control After Surgery

People with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) who undergo surgery to fix joint problems experience less pain when given opioid-free anesthesia and post-surgery pain management, a study reports. The study, “Opioid-free anesthesia for patients with joint hypermobility syndrome undergoing craneo-cervical fixation: a case-series study focused on anti-hyperalgesic approach,” was published in the Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases. A common feature of EDS is joint hypermobility — also called joint hypermobility syndrome — a condition defined by larger-than-normal range…

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