PAINweek 2015 Complete Coverage
It is important to consider the possibility of opioid malabsorption and hormone issues in those patients who are not responding to treatment.
The key to treating older patients with pain? "Don't assume anything."
Treatment options should focus on slowing progression, relieving pain, and restoring function.
Much has been published on medical marijuana within the past year, but the data on safety are not encouraging and data on clinical efficacy are very limited.
Treating these chronic conditions together may minimize the stigma of depression treatment.
The pros and cons of intranasal, intramuscular, and autoinjector routes of administration.
Improving diagnostic skills can assist clinicians in formulating a differential diagnosis for back and neck pain.
Symptoms of peripheral neuropathy in the diabetic patient can be ameliorated with peripheral nerve surgical decompression.
Taking a patient-centered approach paves the way to finding out the underlying cause of back pain.
Treatment should be geared toward nerve decompression.
From unethical providers to doctor-shopping patients and internet pharmacies, determined individuals can obtain controlled substances in many ways.
Incorporating shared decision-making techniques into chronic pain treatment selection is integral to success.
Legislation mandating electronic prescribing of controlled substances in the state of New York is driving innovations in the health technology sector.
Ultrasound is a valuable tool for imaging soft-tissue structures and bony surfaces, but can provide pain relief as well.
Opioid prevention programs combine a multifaceted approach with early prevention that can assist the medical community with curbing opioid abuse, overdose, and misuse
Pleasure Spiked With Pain: Counseling Patients About Balance in Their Lives Is Key to Pain Treatment
Seeking pleasure to overcome pain can lead to overindulgence.
Physicians prescribing opioids are being faced with ethical and legal dilemmas.
Tools vary in how they are administered, the ease of scoring, and the detail of information provided.
Constipation is a commonly seen adverse event in patients who take opioids.
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