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QD: News Every Day--Teens with headaches prescribed opioids, against guidelines

Nearly half of teens with headaches received an opioid during follow-up treatments, and more than one-quarter of that group got 3 or more, d...
September 2020

Osteoarthritis at the base of the thumb has a 15-33% prevalence in adults

Arthritis at the base of the thumb causes functional disability and pain, particularly with "pinching" actions. ... behavior modification. --pain relief. --splinting. --corticosteroid injections. No single operative procedure has been shown to be superior
September 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.
September 2020

QD: News Every Day--Restrict high-dose, long-term NSAIDs to those who understand the risks

The vascular risks of high-dose diclofenac, and possibly ibuprofen, are comparable to coxibs, whereas high-dose naproxen is associated with ...
September 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
September 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
September 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
September 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;.
September 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.
September 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
September 2020

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