Depending on the extent of the injury, pain due to burns can range from mild to severe to excruciating.
A low-literacy, pain self-management program delivered one-on-one by a health educator or in groups with lectures from experts over a period of 6 months may improve chronic pain outcomes.
Electroacupuncture may be safe and effective to reduce the use of opioid medications in patients with chronic musculoskeletal pain.
L-Glutamine oral treatment with or without hydroxyurea reduces pain crises better than placebo in individuals with sickle cell disease.
Physical, Psychosocial Activity May Be Protective Against Development of Chronic Pain in Older Adults
Weekly vigorous activity and cultural engagement may protect against the development of chronic pain in older adults.
The approval was based on data from 2 multinational double-blind, placebo-controlled Phase 3 trials involving 1686 premenopausal women with moderate to severe pain associated with endometriosis.
Investigators examined whether chronic pain and hypoesthesia are linked in patients with MS.
Symptom Severity, Sensory Sensitivity May Indicate Pain Centralization in Chronic Overlapping Pain Conditions
Two composite constructs of symptom patterns in Chronic Overlapping Pain Conditions were found to be associated with each other and the centralized pain phenotype.
A panel of experts formulated consensus guidelines for physicians who use intravenous ketamine infusions to treat chronic pain.
Opioid equianalgesic dosing chart used for interchanging between drug, route of administration, or both.
In adults with sickle cell disease, higher daily opioid use may be associated with poorer health-related quality of life.
Clinical Pain Advisor Articles
- Opioid Use Disorders: Advances in Pharmacotherapy Provide Long-term Results
- Abuse-Deterrent Opioid Formulations: Barriers to Broader Use
- Women Frequently Prescribed High Doses of Opioids After Vaginal Delivery
- Notifications by PDMPs May Not Effectively Reduce Opioid Misuse
- Medical Cannabis Legalization Associated With Reduced Schedule III Opioid Prescriptions
- Neuropathic Pain Medications
- Higher Buprenorphine Dose May Not Increase Severity of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
- Terms Used for Addiction May Be Associated With Explicit, Implicit Bias
- Ketamine Infusions May Be Effective for Refractory Headache
- Physical, Psychosocial Activity May Be Protective Against Development of Chronic Pain in Older Adults
- Prioritizing Rest in Hospital Settings: Poor Sleep Increases Costs, Complications, and Mortality
- Pain Catastrophizing Decreases in Rheumatoid Arthritis After DMARD Initiation
- Addressing Commercial Incentives in the Medical Device Industry
- Cancer Patients Treated With Step III Opioids Often Have Sleep Disturbances
- Individual, Group Low Literacy Self-Management Program for Chronic Pain May Be Effective