IBD pain not well controlled during hospitalization

Pain scores in patients with inflammatory bowel disease did not improve during hospitalization despite high opioid use, according to research published in Digestive Disease and Sciences.Sameer K. Berry, MD, MBA, of University of Michigan Medicine, told Healio Gastroenterology that he and his colleagues set out to conduct the retrospective study because they saw a lot of patients in the hospital with high levels of pain.“We felt, anecdotally, that their pain was not well controlled,” he said. “In addition, we started to feel that these patients were getting a significantRead More

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