AAPManagement 2016

The Issues With the CDC Guidelines on Opioids for Chronic Pain, According to AAPM's Director

The Issues With the CDC Guidelines on Opioids for Chronic Pain, According to AAPM's Director

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Dr Twillman extensively emphasized the fact that these CDC guidelines are expert- and not evidence-based.

Treating Myofascial Pain With Trigger Point Injections

Treating Myofascial Pain With Trigger Point Injections

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Dr Daitz then presented several cases of patients he successfully treated by TPI.

Controversial Drug May Address Co-Occurring Complex Regional Pain Syndrome and PTSD

Controversial Drug May Address Co-Occurring Complex Regional Pain Syndrome and PTSD

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A combination of ketamine infusion treatment and psychotherapy was found to attenuate PTSD manifestation and reduce pain scores.

Adopting the Biopsychosocial Model to Prevent, Assess and Treat Chronic Pain

Adopting the Biopsychosocial Model to Prevent, Assess and Treat Chronic Pain

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This biopsychosocial approach emphasizes a management approach to a disorder, as opposed to a "curative" one.

Effects of Prescribing Trends on the Opioid Epidemic

Effects of Prescribing Trends on the Opioid Epidemic

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Limited information has been published on institutional determinants of prescribing opioids and their possible relationship to the opioid epidemic.

Can Laughter Serve as Complementary Medicine?

Can Laughter Serve as Complementary Medicine?

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Laughter provides numerous quantifiable benefits by improving one's physiology, psychology, and general quality of life, thus positing laughter as a valuable complementary medicine option for both disease prevention and treatment.

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy for Chronic Pain Management

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy for Chronic Pain Management

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Dialectical behavioral therapy may be a useful tool to help manage the psychological and emotional aspects of chronic pain.

Leveraging Genetics to Identify Risks of Opioid Addiction

Leveraging Genetics to Identify Risks of Opioid Addiction

Results indicate that more than 75% of individuals with a current opioid addiction diagnosis, as well as 28% of control participants, presented with an addiction risk score over 52.

Efficacy of Transdermal Analgesic in Reducing Pain Scores, Opioid Use

Efficacy of Transdermal Analgesic in Reducing Pain Scores, Opioid Use

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Preliminary results suggest that this transdermal analgesic is efficacious in reducing opioid use and pain scores in patients experiencing chronic neuropathy and musculoskeletal pain.

Embedded Palliative Care Teams Improve Cancer Pain Management

Embedded Palliative Care Teams Improve Cancer Pain Management

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Embedded palliative care teams can be highly effective in transforming care within oncology centers.

Abuse-Deterrent Treatment Results Presented at American Association of Pain Management's Meeting

Abuse-Deterrent Treatment Results Presented at American Association of Pain Management's Meeting

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An abuse-deterrent technology was developed to prevent rapid release of hydrocodone ER upon manipulation.

Integrating Chinese and Western Medicines: What the Taiwanese Healthcare System Can Teach

Integrating Chinese and Western Medicines: What the Taiwanese Healthcare System Can Teach

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In Taiwan, a medical training program exposes students to both traditional and Western forms of medicine.

Read about the research presented at AAPM 2016

Read about the research presented at AAPM 2016

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Read about the research presented at AAPM 2016

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