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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.

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.

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.

Should Physicians Treat Family and Friends? ...

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.

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.

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.

Post-Surgical Pain

Recommendations for Perioperative Pain Management in Patients With Opioid Tolerance

Recommendations for Perioperative Pain Management in Patients With Opioid Tolerance

With the increasing number of patients presenting to surgery with opioid tolerance, clinicians should be familiar with their specific analgesic needs.

Low Back Pain

Low Back Pain: Contributing Factors, Prophylactic Strategies, and Effective Treatments

Low Back Pain: Contributing Factors, Prophylactic Strategies, and Effective Treatments

A Lancet series of articles outlines the array of factors that contribute to low back pain and presents effective prophylactic strategies and treatment options for the condition.

Opioid Addiction

Helping to End Addiction Long-Term Initiative by NIH Launched to Address Opioid Epidemic

Helping to End Addiction Long-Term Initiative by NIH Launched to Address Opioid Epidemic

National Institutes of Health Director, Francis Collins, MD, PhD, announced on April 4, 2018 the launch of the Helping to End Addiction Long-Term Initiative.

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