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Options vary for acute pain management

This issue covers guidelines on chronic pain, the utility of the bedside exam, and a new shingles vaccination. ... There is no shortage of guidelines on management of chronic pain, especially given the nation's opioid crisis, but acute pain can be more
February 2018

It's a start

physicians was trained to eradicate pain aggressively. I recall being taught that aggressive pain management was an essential element of good patient care, and that it had a low likelihood of ... CMS got into the act by including questions about pain
January 2020

The hold over

He'd been in a fender bender 2 or 3 years before and had complained of back pain ever since. ... But please, let's talk about another way we can address your pain, okay?
January 2020

Take time to ease the pain of elderly patients

There's a good strong relationship between pain intensity and pain distress and functional impairment and dependency,” said Bruce Ferrell, MD, FACP, during the session “Management of Persistent Pain in the ... Fine. Generally, treatment can follow
July 2013

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

Chronic pain program provides model for small practices

Hood said. He gave a presentation on the new legislation, and other experts gave presentations on chronic pain management and quality improvement. ... Each practice's physician champion used the ACP Quality Connect: Chronic Pain Management Practice
November 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

Recommended: Move hydrocodone combo products to schedule II

This regulatory update covers a proposed reclassification of hydrocodone combination products from schedule III to schedule II, and approval of an extended-release version of hydrocodone bitartrate for pain management. ... Hydrocodone bitartrate
January 2014

Integrative therapies may complement care

We know from national surveys that one of the main reasons people turn to complementary health approaches is for help with pain management,” she said. ... We are seeing a growing evidence base that these nonpharmacological approaches to pain management,
March 2016

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