At admission to the hospital the patients with acute cholecystitis received spasmolitics, analgetics
and infusion solutions which had no effects on the laser activity.
The orthopedic treatment was non-esteroidal anti-inflamatory and analgetics
drug, with good results, and prolongation of antibiotic treatment up to 3 months.
In addition to his work on Benadryl, Rieveschl investigated antihistaminic agents, antimalarials, antithyroid agents, analgetics
, ganglionic blocking agents, local anesthetics, sympatholytic agents, and synthetic tanning agents.
Postoperative pain management included a multimodal drug therapy with continuous infusion and repeated boluses of local anesthetic through the femoral catheter, as well as oral analgetics
. The mobilization of the patient began on the first postoperative day with full weight bearing.