AAPM 2016 Coverage

Opioid Addiction The Issues With the CDC Guidelines on Opioids for Chronic Pain, According to AAPM's Director

The Issues With the CDC Guidelines on Opioids for Chronic Pain, According to AAPM's Director

Dr Twillman extensively emphasized the fact that these CDC guidelines are expert- and not evidence-based.

AAPManagement 2016 Adopting the Biopsychosocial Model to Prevent, Assess and Treat Chronic Pain

Adopting the Biopsychosocial Model to Prevent, Assess and Treat Chronic Pain

This biopsychosocial approach emphasizes a management approach to a disorder, as opposed to a "curative" one.

AAPManagement 2016 Controversial Drug May Address Co-Occurring Complex Regional Pain Syndrome and PTSD

Controversial Drug May Address Co-Occurring Complex Regional Pain Syndrome and PTSD

A combination of ketamine infusion treatment and psychotherapy was found to attenuate PTSD manifestation and reduce pain scores.

AAPManagement 2016 Treating Myofascial Pain With Trigger Point Injections

Treating Myofascial Pain With Trigger Point Injections

Dr Daitz then presented several cases of patients he successfully treated by TPI.

AAPManagement 2016 Effects of Prescribing Trends on the Opioid Epidemic

Effects of Prescribing Trends on the Opioid Epidemic

Limited information has been published on institutional determinants of prescribing opioids and their possible relationship to the opioid epidemic.

AAPManagement 2016 Can Laughter Serve as Complementary Medicine?

Can Laughter Serve as Complementary Medicine?

Laughter provides numerous quantifiable benefits by improving one's physiology, psychology, and general quality of life, thus positing laughter as a valuable complementary medicine option for both disease prevention and treatment.

AAPManagement 2016 Dialectical Behavioral Therapy for Chronic Pain Management

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy for Chronic Pain Management

Dialectical behavioral therapy may be a useful tool to help manage the psychological and emotional aspects of chronic pain.

Cancer Pain Embedded Palliative Care Teams Improve Cancer Pain Management

Embedded Palliative Care Teams Improve Cancer Pain Management

Embedded palliative care teams can be highly effective in transforming care within oncology centers.

Neuropathic Pain Efficacy of Transdermal Analgesic in Reducing Pain Scores, Opioid Use

Efficacy of Transdermal Analgesic in Reducing Pain Scores, Opioid Use

Preliminary results suggest that this transdermal analgesic is efficacious in reducing opioid use and pain scores in patients experiencing chronic neuropathy and musculoskeletal pain.

AAPManagement 2016 Leveraging Genetics to Identify Risks of Opioid Addiction

Leveraging Genetics to Identify Risks of Opioid Addiction

Results indicate that more than 75% of individuals with a current opioid addiction diagnosis, as well as 28% of control participants, presented with an addiction risk score over 52.

AAPManagement 2016 Abuse-Deterrent Treatment Results Presented at American Association of Pain Management's Meeting

Abuse-Deterrent Treatment Results Presented at American Association of Pain Management's Meeting

An abuse-deterrent technology was developed to prevent rapid release of hydrocodone ER upon manipulation.

AAPManagement 2016 Integrating Chinese and Western Medicines: What the Taiwanese Healthcare System Can Teach

Integrating Chinese and Western Medicines: What the Taiwanese Healthcare System Can Teach

In Taiwan, a medical training program exposes students to both traditional and Western forms of medicine.

AAPManagement 2016 Read about the research presented at AAPM 2016

Read about the research presented at AAPM 2016

Read about the research presented at AAPM 2016

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