Quality Of Life
Age, anxiety, and socioeconomic status are better predictors than race and ethnicity for health-related quality of life outcomes in patients with chronic pain.
Overly aggressive or futile care at the end of a patient's life is particularly costly, both in dollars and in terms of patients' quality of life.
Insurance claims and clinical information were linked to examine indicators of high-quality end-of-life care.
The current practice of total knee replacement that is performed in the US has minimal effects on quality of life among patients.
Patients on higher doses of opioids tend to have worse pain, worse function, and higher healthcare utilization compared with patients on lower doses of opioids.
Clinical Pain Advisor Articles
- Trigger Point Injections, Pulsed Radiofrequency for Abdominal Myofascial Pain Syndrome
- Safety, Efficacy of Lidocaine Infusion for Prolonged Neuropathic Pain
- Assessing the Efficacy of Low-Dose Amitriptyline for Idiopathic Chronic Neck Pain
- CBT vs Pain Education for Chronic Pain in Low-Income Clinics
- Trigger Point Dry Needling Plus Exercise Cost-Effective for Subacromial Pain Syndrome
- Exploring the Connections Between Neuropathic Pain and Comorbid Mood Disorders
- Medical Marijuana Laws, Dispensaries May Reduce Deaths From Opioid Overdose
- Ketamine Infusion May Be Effective for the Short-Term Relief of CRPS-Associated Pain
- An Avenue for the Development of Opioid Adjuncts for Enhanced Analgesia, Reduced Abuse Potential
- Spinal Manipulative Therapy May Effectively Reduce Cervicogenic Headache Days
- The Link Between Medical Malpractice and Defensive Medicine
- Drug Copayments Often Exceed Prescription Drug Costs
- Examining Progression From Inflammatory Back Pain to Spondyloarthritis
- Non-Opioid Therapies for Pain Management in the ED
- Targeting Remission in Axial Spondyloarthritis With Pharmacological Treatment