Search results for "Chronic pain"

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Chronic pain program provides model for small practices

W here: 8 primary care practices in Kentucky. The issue:Improving the safe and effective treatment of chronic pain. ... Each participating physician provided data for 25 adult chronic pain patients at baseline and at follow-up in December 2014.
November 2015

Elements of chronic pain are often overlooked

Often, medicines for chronic pain [as for other conditions] don’t work that well. • ... Do you have or have you had chronic pain? Do you agree with these assessments?
June 2019

QD: News Every Day--Returning infantry soldiers face chronic pain, opioid use

Twenty six percent of civilians report having chronic pain and 4% use opioids, the authors noted. ... Chronic pain and use of opioids carry the risk of functional impairment of America’s fighting force.”.
June 2019

ACP launches new services for quality improvement | Internal Medicine Meeting 2019 News | ACP Internist

ACP's expert physician coaches work with clinical teams to empower them to engage in quality improvement that meaningfully addresses their QI goals, priorities, and pain points.”. ... immunization, atrial fibrillation, chronic pain and safe opioid
April 2019

Opioid contracts for chronic pain patients threaten the doctor-patient relationship

Opioid contracts for chronic pain patients threaten the doctor-patient relationship. A contract is an agreement stipulating the rights and obligations of the signatories.
June 2019

Cannabis for chronic pain: Are we there yet?

Cannabis for chronic pain: Are we there yet? Marijuana is pretty popular stuff, and for good reason. ... The study focused on smoked cannabis in a subset of patients with chronic nerve pain.
June 2019

The roots of pain

Robust good health and overall vitality defend vigorously, if not perfectly, against most causes of chronic pain, both physical and psychological. ... The National Academy of Medicine, formerly the Institute of Medicine (IOM), has reported that 100
June 2019

Managing pain in primary care: moving beyond the rock and the hard place

In April 2010 the American Society of Anesthesiologists published updated guidelines for the management of chronic pain. ... For more information on chronic pain management I found the following site particularly informative:.
June 2019

Don't blame doctors for prescription drug overdoses

On one hand, the Institute of Medicine estimates that 116 million American adults suffer daily from chronic pain. ... Opioids are a valuable treatment option in the management of chronic pain, so it unsurprising that increasing efforts to treat this
June 2019

Smorgasbord at Grand Rounds

Check out entries from around the blogosphere, including a critique of the New York City health commissioner's low-salt initiative or the relationship between diet, exercise and chronic pain, among
June 2019

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