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QD: News Every Day--Self-referral MRIs led to more low back scans, surgery

Orthopedists and primary care physicians who start doing their own magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) rather than refer patients for low back pain appear to do more MRIs. ... Researchers identified nonradiologist physicians who appear to begin
September 2020

QD: News Every Day--In the brain, emotional pain resembles physical pain

Physical pain was created by heating the person's left forearm, compared to having the arm merely warmed. ... Now, researchers are considering the role of different types of emotional pain in somatoform diseases and in fibromyalgia.
September 2020

Considering a non-fatal patient's quality of life

Bony pain from prostate cancer? Narcotic and sleeping pill addiction doesn't even occur to anyone. ... I have a patient in his mid-70s with severe pain from osteoarthritis.
September 2020

QD: News Every Day--Prescription opiates causing more treatment admissions

Coincidentally to the report's release, the journal Pain Medicine published a special supplement on pain, in which the lead editorial outlined the issues involved for physicians. ... When pain is the principal complaint at the time of the first opioid
September 2020

Serenity prayer can ease chronic pain

Serenity prayer can ease chronic pain. One of the toughest parts of treating patients is managing their expectations. ... Blogging about this is easy and comfortable, particularly when your humble scrivener is not suffering chronic pain.
September 2020

Don't reach for the pills when you tweak your neck

Doctors use various treatments for neck pain. Pain medication, spinal manipulation by a chiropractor, and physical therapy for stretching exercises are all popular remedies, but there is very little scientific evidence ... Researchers recruited 272
September 2020

The slippery slope of opioid prescribing

The slippery slope of opioid prescribing. I hate dealing with opioid pain medications. ... There are contracts to be signed, urine to be tested, and pain management doctors to consult, most of whom don't prescribe narcotics.
September 2020

Faster relief of tennis elbow treatment meant return to physical activity too early

The corticosteroid injection did reduce pain at four weeks compared to placebo injection. ... Pain is the body's way of telling us to do something different.
September 2020

Are we to blame for the heroin epidemic?

To begin to figure out how many, a team at the Mayo Clinic, led by pain specialist Dr. ... In our defense, the pain lobby has put pressure on physicians to relieve pain.
September 2020

QD: News Every Day--FDA eyes mandatory opioid training for prescribers, pushes voluntary education for now

The assessments also covers whether the REMS is adversely affecting patient access to necessary pain medications, which manufacturers must report to FDA as part of periodic required assessments.
September 2020

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