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
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
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?
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
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).
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
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
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
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
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,