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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

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.
September 2020

Elements of chronic pain are often overlooked

Often, medicines for chronic pain [as for other conditions] don’t work that well. • ... Pain is a symptom experienced by nearly everyone at some time or another.
September 2020

Putting a stop to drug seeking behavior

Prescription drug seekers can overlap with patients who have true acute pain and need relief. ... My wish would be for a strong pain reliever with no side effects that is not addictive.
September 2020

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?
September 2020

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
September 2020

Seeking clarity for opioid prescribing

taken by as many as 8 million Americans for long-term pain management. ... Long-term opioid management for chronic noncancer pain. Cochrane Database Syst Rev.
April 2015

States aim to limit opioid prescriptions

We know that there is a significant issue related to chronic pain and chronic pain management in the U.S.,” she said. ... The Massachusetts law, whose provisions go into effect in stages, has numerous other components, including a requirement that the
October 2016

Creating dependency: Is that what we do for a living?

Humans view torture, deliberately causing another being to have pain, as vile and unacceptable. ... nurses were encouraged to rate a person's pain on a scale of 1-10.
September 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.
September 2020

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