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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.
January 2020

Advice on treating muscle strains runs hot and cold

A variety of methods were used to assess pain before and after therapy. ... The authors admitted that pain relief may have been due to the painkiller anti-inflammatory drug ibuprofen, and not to the heat or cold therapies.
January 2020

QD: News Every Day--Knee meniscus surgery, therapy have similar outcomes

in considerable improvement in functional status and knee pain over a 6-to-12-month period," researchers wrote. ... Given that improvements in functional status and pain at 6 months did not differ significantly between patients assigned to arthroscopic
January 2020

QD: News Every Day--Chest pain unrelated to heart attack severity

Attorneys glom onto high pain scores when questioning an emergency physician's judgment in discharging a patient. ... A]lthough pain management is an important issue to address clinically, pain severity itself should not be a factor in evaluating patients
January 2020

QD: News Every Day--Pain's toll warrants new treatment approaches

Licensing and certification exams should include assessment of pain-related knowledge and capabilities. ... Create a comprehensive population-level strategy for pain prevention, treatment, management and research;.
January 2020

QD: News Every Day--Opioids for abdominal pain doubles in a decade

Opioids for noncancer pain has limited evidence, risks abuse, and may worsen abdominal pain over time. ... Of these, more than 55 million weighted visits were for chronic abdominal pain.
January 2020

QD: News Every Day--Doctors, patients wish they knew each other better

Also noted in the poll, 37% of physicians thought they were "very" effective when it comes to minimizing pain and discomfort for their patients, though 97% thought they were "somewhat" effective. ... But, 79% of patients said their doctor helped to
January 2020

In the wake of marijuana legalization, what exactly are the health risks?

pain with associated symptoms of sleep disorder, irritable bowel, headaches and sometimes confusion) which is difficult to treat with other pain medications. ... It can significantly reduce the need for opiate pain medications in patients with chronic
January 2020

Cannabis for chronic pain: Are we there yet?

Cannabis for chronic pain: Are we there yet? Marijuana is pretty popular stuff, and for good reason. ... The study focused on smoked cannabis in a subset of patients with chronic nerve pain.
January 2020

A new medication that is sure to succeed

It's a clinical conundrum. We want to treat severe pain, but the tools we have can be dangerous. ... It takes knowledge and vigilance to treat pain using opioids, given the risk of substance use disorders and their high street value.
January 2020

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