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Sherpas wanted

Dad's troubles started around the middle of the year when he started having low back pain. ... How many folks are there out there who are in pain (or worse) because of this problem?
January 2020

Ohio limits opioid prescriptions, the journey begins

Physicians and the public are encouraged to seek non-narcotic alternatives for pain relief. ... They are being turned away by their doctors, or told to consult with pain management physicians who have expertise in this discipline.
January 2020

QD: News Every Day--Patients, not physicians, key to halting opioid abuse

for pain management. ... The same issue featured Drs. Becker and Fiellin discussing best practices for treating pain, and ways to escalate from non-drug therapy to non-opioid therapy to narcotics.
January 2020

The scourge of prescription pain medicine abuse

They include morphine, fentanyl, codeine, hydromorphone and others. Opioids have unique properties that make them both indispensable for pain management and extremely dangerous. ... Has our new more lax prescribing philosophy allowed some chronic pain
January 2020

Face pain? It could be the jaw

Rarely a corticosteroid injection or Botox can relieve pain and relax the muscles. ... Remember, not all face pain is from sinuses or ears and antibiotics will not help if it is TMJ pain.
January 2020

QD: News Every Day--Opioid complications occur post-operatively in 0.5% of cases

Consult a pharmacist or pain management expert when converting from one opioid to another, or changing the route of administration from oral to IV or transdermal;. ... Avoid using opioids to meet an arbitrary pain rating or a planned discharge date.
January 2020

Long-term view for chronic pancreatitis

In many cases, lifestyle changes that slow the progression of chronic pancreatitis will also alleviate pain. ... Banks PA. Long-term management of patients with chronic pancreatitis. Gastroenterol Hepatol (N Y).
January 2014

In the News

The American Geriatrics Society updated guidelines nearly eliminating non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) in drug management of persistent pain in elderly patients. ... The authors provide some discussions and recommendations about the use of
June 2009

Supporting the unsupportable

But short term treatment with NSAIDs, as would be typical for someone with benign neck pain or low back pain, is relatively safe. ... They probably do not lead to quicker resolution of an episode of neck pain, but they may give comfort while the episode
January 2020

Doctors and the opioid epidemic

The medical approach to pain control has changed dramatically even during my own career. ... When I started practicing a few decades ago, the strategy was pain reduction.
January 2020

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