Lofexidine may effectively mitigate the symptoms of opioid withdrawal in patients on long-term opioid therapy for chronic pain.
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Prescription drug monitoring programs may reduce the overall opioid prescribing rate in emergency departments.
Ketamine infusion therapy may not effectively reduce opioid consumption in patients with rib fractures as a result of blunt chest trauma.
Future longitudinal studies are needed to explore causal relationships between first carpometacarpal (CMC-1) inflammation and pain, and clinical trials are needed that have a low risk for bias and examine the efficacy of anti-inflammatory treatment in inflamed CMC-1 joints.
A majority of patients with fibromyalgia and comorbid osteoarthritis who underwent total joint replacement were found to have better outcomes 6 months post-surgery when they had improvements in fibromyalgia symptoms.
Acupuncture may offer short-term benefits for leg pain associated with chronic diskogenic sciatica.
A multidisciplinary rehabilitation program may improve body perception disturbance in addition to reducing pain in patients with complex regional pain syndrome.
Poor sleep quality and greater fatigue may be associated with pain exacerbation in patients with symptomatic hip osteoarthritis.
Evidence suggests that radiofrequency ablation of the sacral lateral branches may provide relief for pain that originates from the posterior sacroiliac joint complex.
Providers may have a race- and gender-based implicit bias regarding the level of pain tolerance in pediatric patients with chronic abdominal pain.
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