USE OF IV IBUPROFEN CAN REDUCE OPIOID-RELATED SIDE EFFECTS
With today’s emphasis on reducing perioperative opioid use, the importance of IV ibuprofen (Calador, Cumberland Pharmaceuticals) in the analgesic armamentarium could increase.
TUPELO, Miss.—After more than 20 years of ankle pain caused by a car accident, Tina Dandridge of Tupelo reached out for help from Nels Thorderson, M.D., a foot and ankle orthopaedic surgeon at North Mississippi Medical Center.
Tupelo, MS. Oct 25,2017— Nels Thorderson, MD, is helping patients in northeast Mississippi take charge of their foot and ankle health. In conjunction with the new consumer awareness campaign from the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS)
Old Table Rock fishing hands, the types seen sitting alone in the local Waffle House in the wee hours of the morning and muttering to themselves, have a saying about the guy who leads a tournament on the lake one day before toppling the next.
HEAT ILLNESS AND SPORTS
The end of summer vacation also signals the beginning of football season. The weather in Mississippi often reaches temperatures in the 90s and 100s. Heat illness is a serious potential health issue that all athletes, coaches, and health care team members should be of aware during sports participation.