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Expert Recommendations on the Use of ...

Although high-quality studies on the use of peripheral nerve blocks for the treatment of headache disorders are scarce, results observed in clinical practice support their use.

Intrathecal Drug Delivery and Spinal Cord ...

Intrathecal drug delivery systems and spinal cord stimulation have shown promise for the treatment of cancer pain in initial studies.

Effects of Collaborative Care Models on ...

John M. Davis III, MD, MS, from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, and Jennifer Gorman, MD, MPH, from The Polyclinic in Seattle, Washington, discuss the evolving collaborative care therapy model in RA.

NIH Launches Large-Scale Initiative to Tackle ...

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.

Surgical Outcomes and Social Media Reviews: ...

Customer service is a critical part of every physician's job, but there's a big difference between a Yelp review and a risk-adjusted mortality rate in determining

Medical Marijuana vs Opioid Use for ...

Various strategies to reduce opioid overdose deaths have been implemented and it has been suggested that access to medical cannabis may lead to a reduction in opioid use for pain management.

A Call to Address Low Back ...

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.

Reducing Opioid Use in the ED: ...

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

The Role of Emotion In Neuropathic ...

Substantial evidence suggests a close connection between neuropathic pain and mood disorders.

Is Fear of Malpractice Increasing Defensive ...

Many studies attempt to quantify the effect of the various malpractice claim regulations on physician practice by linking it to the prevalence of defensive medicine, which is when a physician alters his or her clinical approach for the purpose of reducing malpractice exposure.

The Symbiosis of Headache and Sleep

Clinicians discuss the clinical implications of headache and comorbid sleep disturbances.
Opioid Addiction Clinton Foundation's Recommendations to Address the Opioid Crisis

Clinton Foundation's Recommendations to Address the Opioid Crisis

The Clinton Foundation's Health Matters Initiative, in partnership with the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, issued a report providing 49 recommendations under 10 topic areas on how to address the opioid crisis.

Migraine & Headache

Managing Pediatric Migraine: Current Therapies and Future Directions

Managing Pediatric Migraine: Current Therapies and Future Directions

Migraine is highly prevalent in children and adolescents, affecting almost 10% of children between 5 and 15 years old and 30% of adolescents between 15 and 19 years old.

Rheumatology

Effects of Collaborative Care Models on Patient Satisfaction in RA

Effects of Collaborative Care Models on Patient Satisfaction in RA

John M. Davis III, MD, MS, from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, and Jennifer Gorman, MD, MPH, from The Polyclinic in Seattle, Washington, discuss the evolving collaborative care therapy model in RA.

Opioid Addiction

NIH Launches Large-Scale Initiative to Tackle the Opioid Crisis

NIH Launches Large-Scale Initiative to Tackle the Opioid Crisis

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.

Low Back Pain

A Call to Address Low Back Pain at a Global Level

A Call to Address Low Back Pain at a Global Level

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.

Neuropathic Pain

Peripheral Neuropathy Management in the Primary Care Setting: A Guide

Peripheral Neuropathy Management in the Primary Care Setting: A Guide

Although peripheral neuropathy is one of the most common neurologic problems seen in the primary care setting, recognizing and evaluating peripheral neuropathy in a patient can be challenging due to its diverse presentations.

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