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In early 2021, the Pediatric Pain Warrior program at U.S. Pain Foundation surveyed 125 families with one or more children living in pain. The results paint a portrait of families and children affected by chronic pain whose needs are not being met.

You are not “asleep” under anesthesia

While these statements are intended to soothe patients during a stressful time, they gloss over this critical fact: Anesthesia is not like normal sleep at all. That’s why you need medical doctors – anesthesiologists – to take care of you under anesthesia, and why you don’t need us when you’re sleeping comfortably in your own bed.

The Opioid Crisis Left Behind During the COVID-19 Global Pandemic

When an emergency like COVID-19 occurs, it causes all red alarms to go off for everyone involved. But what happens to those who were already in a crisis before the pandemic hit?

Opinion: Countering COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy Among Pregnant African Americans

While the benefits of vaccination far outweigh the minimal risks, and data collected from pregnant women who have taken the COVID-19 vaccine so far has been overwhelmingly positive, vaccine hesitancy among expectant African Americans remains.

Pediatric patients need appropriate pain management after surgery [PODCAST]

Going forward there needs to be continued parent and patient education about expectations for recovery post-surgery and proper pain management.