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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

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

Elements of chronic pain are often overlooked

Often, medicines for chronic pain [as for other conditions] don’t work that well. • ... Pain is a symptom experienced by nearly everyone at some time or another.
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

QD: News Every Day--Simple screening question can tip off that lower back pain impairs other functions

health status and could guide pain management strategies. ... Researchers wrote, "A simpler approach that may be more relevant for the daily clinical management of patients with CLBP (chronic lower back pain) is asking the patients to self-rate their
April 2020

Putting a stop to drug seeking behavior

Prescription drug seekers can overlap with patients who have true acute pain and need relief. ... My wish would be for a strong pain reliever with no side effects that is not addictive.
April 2020

QD: News Every Day--Prescription opiates causing more treatment admissions

Coincidentally to the report's release, the journal Pain Medicine published a special supplement on pain, in which the lead editorial outlined the issues involved for physicians. ... When pain is the principal complaint at the time of the first opioid
April 2020

In the News

Reassess patients on COT periodically, with monitoring to include documenting pain and functioning levels, adherence, and presence of adverse events;. ... ACP Internist offers a supplement on opioid pain management and pocket cards online.
April 2009

Of drugs and rectal pain

Of drugs and rectal pain. I had a patient who was a real pain in the ass. ... Wait. No. He was actually a really nice guy. He wasn't a pain in the ass, he had a real pain in the ass.
April 2020

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