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Clinical Implications of Cannabinoid Use in ...

Preliminary evidence has found an association between the cannabinoid system and other rheumatic conditions, but the studies have not provided conclusive results that could drive recommendations.

Should You Record Your Patient Encounters? ...

Patients are increasingly recording physician visits on their phones, should physicians do the same. MPR spoke with physician who advocates for recording in clinical practice.

Managing Comorbid Migraine and Mood Disorders: ...

People with migraines and comorbid mood disorders often need treatments that address both conditions, as well as management of sleep, stress, and lifestyle issues.

Hormonal Contraceptives and Migraine: Is It ...

Current oral contraceptive products contain lower doses of estrogen than those used in the past, prompting reconsideration of risks and benefits.

Gender Differences in axSpA: Comparing Disease ...

An improved understanding of the gender differences in axial spondyloarthritis can improve disease treatment and reduce disease burden.

Functional Restoration for Chronic Pain and ...

Functional restoration is a multimodal approach to chronic pain and depression, and includes psychoeducation about pain, biofeedback, mindfulness training, physical and occupational therapy, and detoxification of narcotics.

Confronting Postdural Puncture Headache

Nonpharmacological strategies, including bed rest, have a lack of evidence supporting their use in the treatment of postdural puncture headache.

Addressing Migraine That Mimics Stroke

Neurology Advisor spoke with Dr Peter McAllister about how to best discern migraine with aura from stroke.

Detox vs Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid ...

Based on current evidence, there is a strong consensus that medication-assisted treatment is recommended over detoxification in the treatment of opioid use disorder during pregnancy.

The Symbiosis of Headache and Sleep

Clinicians discuss the clinical implications of headache and comorbid sleep disturbances.
Rheumatology

Treating Osteoporotic Pain: Expert Interview

Treating Osteoporotic Pain: Expert Interview

Pain resulting from osteoporotic fractures should be treated with a multimodal approach that includes pharmacological and nonpharmacological strategies.

Post-Surgical Pain

Optimal Strategies for Opioid Weaning After Ambulatory Surgery

Optimal Strategies for Opioid Weaning After Ambulatory Surgery

Although there is a scarcity of evidence pertaining to the management of postoperative pain medication in the ambulatory setting, some findings suggest an approach similar to that used for the treatment of acute pain.

Acute Pain

Non-Opioid Therapies for Pain Management in the ED

Non-Opioid Therapies for Pain Management in the ED

The use of non-opioid analgesic therapies is increasing among ED physicians.

Low Back Pain

Stat Consult: Chronic Low Back Pain

Stat Consult: Chronic Low Back Pain

Chronic low back pain (LBP) defined as persistent or fluctuating musculoskeletal pain of lower back and lumbar spine lasting >3 months.

Migraine & Headache

Addressing Rare Headache Disorders: Acute Confusional Migraine

Addressing Rare Headache Disorders: Acute Confusional Migraine

Acute confusional migraine has not been specifically studied and many clinicians remain unaware of the condition, which may result in underestimation of the prevalence.

Practice Management

Should Physicians Treat Family and Friends? Three Experts Weigh In

Should Physicians Treat Family and Friends? Three Experts Weigh In

Although all of the guidelines acknowledge that there are emergent situations in which providing care for a family member or friend is not only permissible but also essential, other situations are frowned upon.

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