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  1. For Spinal Fusion Surgery Patients, Taking Opioids Before Surgery Is...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2018 | Newswise

    "We found over 40 percent of chronic preoperative users still were filling opioid prescriptions 12 months after surgery," write Andrew J. Pugely and colleagues of University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City. Their study includes an online calculator to help surgeons assess the risk of prolonged postoperative opioid use in patients undergoing spinal fusion surgery.


  2. Medical Researchers, Engineers Look to Nanovaccines to Fight Pancreatic CancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2018 | Newswise

    AMES, Iowa While out mowing his carefully kept lawn during the summer and fall of 2012, a 75-year-old retiree noticed his lower back and side didn't feel quite right. But it didn't seem like the normal muscle tweak and spasms.


  3. Injections for Knee Osteoarthritis - 'Subtle but Significant' Impact...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2018 | Newswise

    Although guideline revisions based on new evidence have stopped or reversed trends towards increased use of injections for knee osteoarthritis, these treatments remain commonly used, according to the new research by Nicholas A. Bedard, MD, of University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, and colleagues. The researchers evaluated the impact of updated guidelines for nonsurgical treatment of knee osteoarthritis, issued by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons in 2008 and 2013.


  4. Healthcare Advocate Recognized for Commitment to Anesthesia by Professional AssociationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2018 | Newswise

    Park Ridge, Ill. Mary O'Brien, a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist and resident of Swisher, Iowa, received the 2018 Daniel F. Vigness Federal Political Director of the Year Award from the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists during the AANA's Mid-Year Assembly held in Washington, D.C. O'Brien is the 17th recipient of the award.


  5. National Award for ICU Design Presented to University of Iowa Stead Family Children's HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2018 | Newswise

    The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses will present the ICU Design Citation to the pediatric intensive care unit/pediatric cardiac intensive care unit at University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital, during the 2018 National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition in Boston, May 21-24. The PICU is on Level 3 of the hospital's new 14-floor building, which opened in February 2017 and is located on the University of Iowa Health Care campus in Iowa City, Iowa.


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