postoperative headache

postoperative headache

A postoperative complication that occurs shortly after recovery from general anesthesia, which may be due to caffeine withdrawal
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The incidences of postoperative adverse events like respiratory depression (respiratory rate of less than 10 breaths per minute), hypoxia (SpO2 < 92%), hypotension (systolic BP < 90 mmHg), nausea and vomiting, mild pruritus, severe pruritus (requiring treatment), postoperative headache and any other serious adverse events within the first 48 hours after completion of the surgery.
In craniotomy there occurs the presence of bone fragments caused by bone drilling which generates aseptic meningitis and therefore postoperative headache (11,12).
of South Florida) and contributors have added sections on postoperative headache, ankylosing spondylitus, spontaneous intracranial hypotension, sacral fractures, and Modic classification of vertebral body degenerative changes amongst other topics while also updating such topics as post-herpetic neuralgia, vein of Galen malformations, and cavernous malformations.
If not contraindicated, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications can be extremely effective for postoperative headache and neck stiffness.
The earlier Mayo Clinic Scottsdale study showed that regular coffee drinkers who consumed caffeine before surgery were less likely to have a postoperative headache than those who did not.
Adverse events in the study included urinary retention in five patients and postoperative headache with nausea in several.
Non Smokers: Three non-smokers developed postoperative complications, one respiratory complication, one fever and one postoperative headache.
The parecoxib group was less likely to experience postoperative headache than the control group (12 vs 38%, P=0.
9%) in the packing group experienced postoperative headache, compared with only 9 (20.
Wong did not comment on any radiant warmer effect upon postoperative headache, the latter being a statistically significant complication of warming in our study.
Two patients experienced prolonged postoperative headache that required referral to our pain management service and long-term narcotic therapy.

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