Based on the available evidence, the authors made strong recommendations for exercise.
The product label for Zilretta includes an updated Limitation of Use.
From 2014 to 2016, there was a decrease in the proportion of U.S. adults who were prescribed opioids, with a larger decrease seen for those who reported moderate or more severe pain versus less-than-moderate pain.
Anesthesia providers rate patient discomfort from use of checklists prior to anesthesia induction much higher than do patients.
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.
Researchers assessed and compared the effectiveness of neurodynamic mobilization techniques with passive robotic physiologic movement for patients with hand osteoarthritis.
Rural Medicare beneficiaries with complex chronic conditions have higher preventable hospitalization and mortality rates than their urban peers, which is partially explained by reduced access to specialists.
In an effort to further address the current opioid crisis, the FDA contracted the NASEM to examine existing opioid prescribing guidelines and to help outline the type of research needed to fill the gaps in evidence.
The use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs in patients with atrial fibrillation was found to be associated with an increased risk for major and clinically relevant nonmajor bleeding.
A new three-digit number in the United States to contact a suicide prevention hotline is being created by federal officials.