Interventions included weekly updates and formal tapering plans.
Migraine & Headache
Peripheral nerve blocks for pediatric headache treatment are associated with significant benefit and minimal risk.
Between 2014 and 2017, a higher percentage of patients who were prescribed an opioid analgesic resided in rural vs urban areas.
Providers may overlook or be unaware of the different tools available to them to assist them in pain management decisions.
Low Back Pain
An estimated 31 million Americans will experience low back pain at some point in their lifetime.
AAPM 2016 Annual Meeting
Clinicians are doing their fair share of curbing opioid-related deaths in the country. They just need to amplify their efforts a little more by changing the narrative.
Dr Witzeman focused on integrative modalities for the treatment of female chronic pelvic pain.
An 8-day detoxification process using low-dose oral naltrexone showed superior efficacy to the standard 15-day approach that uses an agonist taper leading to induction with extended-release naltrexone
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News, Practice Management
From 2014 to 2017, there was an improvement in burnout and satisfaction with work-life integration among U.S. physicians.