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Options vary for acute pain management

This issue covers guidelines on chronic pain, the utility of the bedside exam, and a new shingles vaccination. ... There is no shortage of guidelines on management of chronic pain, especially given the nation's opioid crisis, but acute pain can be more
February 2018

It's a start

physicians was trained to eradicate pain aggressively. I recall being taught that aggressive pain management was an essential element of good patient care, and that it had a low likelihood of ... CMS got into the act by including questions about pain
September 2019

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

Moreover, the consultative and drug monitoring aspect of pain management is not nearly as lucrative as the procedural aspect of pain management. ... For more information on chronic pain management I found the following site particularly informative:.
September 2019

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...
September 2019

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
September 2019

Doctors and the opioid epidemic

The medical approach to pain control has changed dramatically even during my own career. ... When I started practicing a few decades ago, the strategy was pain reduction.
September 2019

Face pain? It could be the jaw

Rarely a corticosteroid injection or Botox can relieve pain and relax the muscles. ... Remember, not all face pain is from sinuses or ears and antibiotics will not help if it is TMJ pain.
September 2019

Long-term view for chronic pancreatitis

In many cases, lifestyle changes that slow the progression of chronic pancreatitis will also alleviate pain. ... Banks PA. Long-term management of patients with chronic pancreatitis. Gastroenterol Hepatol (N Y).
January 2014

The scourge of prescription pain medicine abuse

They include morphine, fentanyl, codeine, hydromorphone and others. Opioids have unique properties that make them both indispensable for pain management and extremely dangerous. ... Has our new more lax prescribing philosophy allowed some chronic pain
September 2019

In the News

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

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