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Understanding factors that influence medication nonadherence may guide clinicians in implementing adherence strategies.
A new study suggests that that there is a lack of gender differences in self-reported pain in patients with fibromyalgia.
Understanding how pain catastrophizing works can assist clinicians with providing effective treatments to patients with chronic pain.
When treating chronic pain, self-management is a lot easier said than done, even if it is the most appropriate option for boosting pain relief in a patient.
Clinicians treating patients with fibromyalgia may want to consider LDN as a treatment option.
The researchers found that the average pain score did not differ between the smoker vs non-smoker groups or between different groups for BMI.
As opioid overdoses continue to become an increasingly common occurrence in the health care setting, clinicians may want to begin tracking these instances by evaluating Naloxone use in the hospital.
Evidence shows that the rise of opioids, especially when used without any other pain treatments, does not correspond to better pain management or patient satisfaction.
With pain affecting several aspects of life, the way pain medication is being taught in medical school is of upmost importance for both clinicians and patients.
There may be a need for a major transformation in the way psychologists, psychology predoctoral students, and psychology postdoctoral students are educated in treating pain.
Clinicians are doing their fair share of curbing opioid-related deaths in the country. They just need to amplify their efforts a little more by changing the narrative.
Epidural steroid injections (ESIs) may lower health care spending in patients with low back pain.
Clinical Pain Advisor met up with Dr Erin E Krebs at AAPM's annual meeting after her discussion on what opioids mean for the primary care physician in 2016 to discuss the CDC's guidelines for prescribing opioids in patients with chronic pain.
With the AAPM's annual meeting underway this week, pain specialists and primary care professionals in attendance will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of sessions focused on primary care, opioids and education, clinical practice instruction, and more.
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