The Functional Pain Scale is a reliable and consistent patient-reported measure of pain.
Adults who frequently experience meal-related pain often have gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms, non-GI somatic symptoms, and psychological distress.
Overdose deaths involving methamphetamine nearly tripled from 2015 to 2019.
Sleep disturbance in older adults is associated with physical pain and depression.
The utility of urine drug tests for identifying potential opioid prescription misuse was examined in this study.
GAPNA discusses how advanced practice practitioners are well-positioned to encourage healthy lifestyles among older adults, to include activities that help attain/maintain lean muscle mass, regardless of BMI, to reduce chronic pain and frailty.
Researchers sought to identify risk factors for neurosensory disturbances persistence in patients with posttraumatic trigeminal neuropathies.
Opioid dose tapering may be linked to increased risk for overdose and mental health crises in patients taking long-term, high-dose opioids.
A survey of 100 cancer patients revealed a high interest in CBD use, but most patients would prefer receiving more information from qualified sources.
Perioperative acetaminophen significantly decreases opioid consumption and results in improved overall pain control following primary rotator cuff repair.