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QD: News Every Day--Pain diagnoses double in past decade, as does opioid prescribing

QD: News Every Day--Pain diagnoses double in past decade, as does opioid prescribing. ... Researchers applied outpatient data from the 2000–2010 National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey to examine the diagnosis and management of nonmalignant pain in
April 2020

A new medication that is sure to succeed

It's a clinical conundrum. We want to treat severe pain, but the tools we have can be dangerous. ... It takes knowledge and vigilance to treat pain using opioids, given the risk of substance use disorders and their high street value.
April 2020

Integrative therapies may complement care

We know from national surveys that one of the main reasons people turn to complementary health approaches is for help with pain management,” she said. ... We are seeing a growing evidence base that these nonpharmacological approaches to pain management,
March 2016

Supporting the unsupportable

But short term treatment with NSAIDs, as would be typical for someone with benign neck pain or low back pain, is relatively safe. ... They probably do not lead to quicker resolution of an episode of neck pain, but they may give comfort while the episode
April 2020

QD: News Every Day--14 quality measures endorsed for palliative, end-of-life care

The National Quality Forum (NQF) Board of Directors has approved for endorsement 14 quality measures on palliative and end-of-life care to address among other topics pain management, psychosocial needs, ... The endorsed quality measures include:. 1634:
April 2020

QD: News Every Day--Opioid overdoses taking more of a toll among women than men

When including illegal opiates, there were more than 943,00 emergency visits by women for drug misuse or abuse in 2010, mostly for cocaine or heroin, benzodiazepines and opioid pain relievers. ... Health-care providers who treat women for pain should use
April 2020

Take time to ease the pain of elderly patients

There's a good strong relationship between pain intensity and pain distress and functional impairment and dependency,” said Bruce Ferrell, MD, FACP, during the session “Management of Persistent Pain in the ... Fine. Generally, treatment can follow
July 2013

QD: News Every Day--Internists mixed in their views on managing opioids

It's difficult to interact with patients in pain, and the risks of abuse can damage patients and careers alike. ... Pearls for safe and efficient opioid management include:. --set clear upper limits on dosing.
April 2020

Doctors can't charge add-on fees

medical license renewal fee. DEA fee. state-mandated pain management course fee.
April 2020

Methadone challenging option for treatment of chronic pain

I always advise developing a treatment plan for the patient that includes goals and objectives of pain management,” Dr. ... This type of defined goal will help physicians assess later if the pain management is working and, if it's not, support a
September 2014

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