As US citizens continue to adjust to the changing political landscape, many in the medical field are wondering whether now may be the right time for medical malpractice reform.
In states where marijuana is legalized for medicinal purposes, Medicare's prescription drug benefit program has lowered its spending due to reduced prescription drug use.
Many believe meds supported by stronger evidence than the law requires to achieve designation.
AAPM will be changing its name to the American Academy of Integrative Pain Management in an effort to emphasize its focus on promoting integrative approaches to pain management.
For practitioners who are interested in implementing an e-prescribing system, Dr Hurford suggests that they seek feedback from colleagues.
For adults with Crohn's, rheumatoid arthritis, or psoriasis.
Reps from physician, hospital, patient safety organizations explore need for national guidelines.
One more step to combat the epidemic of opioid abuse.
New labeling rules mostly aimed at immediate-release versions of opioids.
Side effects include airway and wound inflammation, agency says.
Mainly supportive of guidelines, but concerns include lack of evidence underlying recommendations.
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