Tag Archives: Surgery

  • September 29, 2015

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    Music Can Help Recovery From Surgery

    Surgical patients who listen to music — even while they are under general anesthesia — have less anxiety and need less pain medication during recovery than those who do not, a large review of studies has found.


    The analysis, in Lan

  • June 23, 2015

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    Surgery for Knee Pain May Not Provide Benefits

    People in their 50s and older often get arthroscopic surgery for knee pain, but a new review of studies suggests that it has serious risks and no lasting benefits.


    Danish researchers reviewed nine randomized trials including 1,270 pati

  • November 10, 2014

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    After Surgery, Predicting a Speedy Recovery

    NYTimes. After surgery, some patients rebound quickly, and some endure weeks of fatigue or pain.

    What if a blood test could predict which path recovery will take? Surgery could be planned better, and recuperation strategies could be made more effective or less expensive.