Opioids can help reduce the amount of medication needed to achieve anesthesia.
Surgery Pre- and Post-Operative
Surgeons-in-training, and first-year residents who identify as LGBTQ+, experience more new signs of depression than peers.
Study points to the need to personalize pain-relief approach.
Elective surgery comes with costs, discomfort, caregiving needs and more – but most adults age 50-80 who opt for an operation were very satisfied they did.
Unequal outcomes, and higher spending, seen in patients over 65 who are “dual eligible” for Medicare and Medicaid.