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Thoracic Outlet Syndrome: Diagnosis, Clinical Management

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome: Diagnosis, Clinical Management

Once a poorly understood and heavily debated disease within cardiovascular medicine, thoracic outlet syndrome has recently been recognized as a more common syndrome than previously thought.

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First-in-Class Chronic Pain Drug Candidate Fast Tracked

First-in-Class Chronic Pain Drug Candidate Fast Tracked

Tanezumab is a NGF inhibitor and is a first-in-class agent to receive Fast Track approval.

Abuse-Deterrent Extended-Release Morphine Sulfate Launched for Chronic Pain

Abuse-Deterrent Extended-Release Morphine Sulfate Launched for Chronic Pain

Egalet announced the launch of Arymo ER extended-release tablets for the management of pain severe enough to require daily, around-the-clock, long-term opioid treatment.

Opioids for Chronic Pain: New VA/DoD Clinical Guideline

Opioids for Chronic Pain: New VA/DoD Clinical Guideline

A new clinical practice guideline regarding the use of opioids for chronic pain has been released by the VA and DoD.

Narcotic Analgesic Formulations

Comparative chart of narcotic analgesics including formulations, strengths, and dosing intervals.

A Link Between Altered Reward Processing and Later Pain Complaints?

A Link Between Altered Reward Processing and Later Pain Complaints?

Reward feedback responses in the brain may be predictive of chronic pain complaints later on.

Viewing Photographs Reduces Pain Ratings in Patients With Chronic Pain

Viewing Photographs Reduces Pain Ratings in Patients With Chronic Pain

Viewing photographs can decrease pain intensity in patients with chronic pain.

Resources for Managing Patients With Chronic Pain

Resources for Managing Patients With Chronic Pain

Clinical Pain Advisor interviewed Penney Cowan, founder and chief executive officer of the ACPA to learn more about the importance of the ACPA's resource for HCPs.

Customized CBT for HCV Patients Reduces Pain and Substance Use

Customized CBT for HCV Patients Reduces Pain and Substance Use

A targeted form of CBT is effective in treating chronic pain and substance use disorder in veterans with hepatitis C virus infection.

Abuse-Deterrant Opioids

Compare the abuse deterrent mechanism, special risk groups, contraindications, and warnings/precautions for FDA approved opioids.

Diagnostic Criteria for Chronic Sickle Cell Disease-Related Pain

Diagnostic Criteria for Chronic Sickle Cell Disease-Related Pain

A new evidence-based classification system for chronic sickle cell disease pain was recently published.