Researchers assessed pain relief and functional improvement in patients receiving opioids for knee or hip osteoarthritis.
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Researchers evaluated the frequency and severity of pain and fatigue in patients with psoriatic arthritis receiving tumor necrosis factor inhibitors.
Managing moderate or severe postoperative pain, which affects 75% of patients in the United States, remains a challenge for physicians.
The International Committee of Medical Journal Editors is taking steps to identifying potential conflicts of interest through changes to a key form.
Since patients with chronic diseases are often prescribed opioids, researchers sought to examine the association between opioid-related hospitalization and patients with chronic disease. Since patients with chronic diseases are often prescribed opioids, researchers sought to examine the association between opioid-related hospitalization and patients with chronic disease.
Researchers conducted a study analyzing the effects of the law on prescriber cessation and modification responses, noting that cessation behaviors can have a dramatic effect on patients, who may transition to illicit opioids if they lack access to a prescriber.
A recent study published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention analyzed how rates of overdose deaths changed between 2015 and 2017 in people aged 18 years and older.
Healthcare costs in the United States are approaching 18% of the country’s GDP, a figure greater than any other nation in the world. However, according to a 2012 analysis, up to 34% of this spending could be categorized as waste.
Free distribution of essential medicines was shown to improve treatment adherence. Bettering access to essential medicines can improve quality of care and move toward achieving univer-sal health coverage.
A recent study reported that approximately 9 of 10 US physicians practice defensive medicine to avoid malpractice claims,