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The American Geriatrics Society updated guidelines nearly eliminating non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) in drug management of persistent pain in elderly patients. ... The authors provide some discussions and recommendations about the use of
June 2009

Sherpas wanted

Dad's troubles started around the middle of the year when he started having low back pain. ... How many folks are there out there who are in pain (or worse) because of this problem?
April 2020

One patient's osteoarthritis and what works for the disease

Stiffness (especially in the morning) and pain are the main symptoms that limit mobility. ... Trial of gluten free diet. --Pain relievers like NSAIDs, Tylenol and aspirin can help.
April 2020

Applying the Pareto Principle (80/20 rule) to rheumatology

What else have they tried? --Quality (description) of the pain. – Dull, aching, stiffness, burning, etc? ... If joint function is normal, consider surrounding tissues as the cause of pain.
April 2020

Massage therapy relieves chronic back pain

I am a big believer and supporter of massage therapy and have wondered why it is not a covered benefit for treating back and neck pain. ... At 10 weeks they found that participants (age 20-65 years) who had chronic low back pain responded to both types
April 2020

Maximum frustration of opiate demands

We are clearly caught between those who demand that we relieve pain and those who point fingers at us for excessive opiate prescribing. ... It seems that they use knowledge of the pain imperative to ask us for more opiates.
April 2020

Crackdowns on painkillers may deny some legitimate uses

Applying that to pain management, he suggests accepting a degree of false positives instead of missing patients with true pain: "I'd rather be taken for a sucker once in a ... Until there is better clarity from both law enforcement and pain specialists
April 2020

Chronic pain program provides model for small practices

Hood said. He gave a presentation on the new legislation, and other experts gave presentations on chronic pain management and quality improvement. ... Each practice's physician champion used the ACP Quality Connect: Chronic Pain Management Practice
November 2015

QD: News Every Day--Taking opioid analgesics for longer spans may lead to depression

The risk of development of depression may increase when patients are on opioid analgesics longer, a study found Prescription opioid analgesi...
April 2020

Why I won't prescribe pain medicines

Why I won't prescribe pain medicines. It may seem strange that a gastroenterologist like me does not prescribe pain medicines. ... There should not be several consultants who are prescribing pain medicines or changing doses of medicine prescribed by
April 2020

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