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When prescribing opioids to children for pain, clinicians need to be aware of the statistics and consensus recommendations.
How to adjust for the many factors that may lie in a patient's expectations and response to treatment.
A case study of buprenorphine as an alternative option for a patient with chronic osteoarthritic pain and COPD.
Chronic pain in women is a highly personalized, specific experience, and clinicians should combat the pain disparities against women.
A roundtable discussion from the California-based Cooperative of American Physicians.
One reader warns of working with the DEA, being careful on what pain practitioners choose to ask and share.
After the concept of "pain acceptance" sparks debate among patients living with chronic pain conditions, our editorial advisors weigh in.
Receiving new information such as a test result may set off a self-perpetuating cycle of symptom amplification.
Research has associated intermittent explosive disorder with arthritis, back/neck pain, headaches, and other chronic pain conditions.
One writer warns of the credibility of certain collected data, while another writes on media's relationship to practitioners.
A case presentation examines treatment options for a patient with chronic pain, complicated by hypertension and PTSD.
Updated guidelines for chiropractic care for neck pain and whiplash
Don't ask, Don't tell. Dr. Jennifer Schneider discusses the AMA's recommendation to remove pain as a vital sign.
PPM's Editorial Board weighs in on the CDC Recommendations for Opioid Prescribing. Learn more about how the guidelines were received by various representatives of the pain management community.
A few days ago, I gave a lecture to a group of pain practitioners composed of physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, psychologists, and pharmacists. Less than half of the audience reported being familiar with the World Health Organization’s (WHO) 3-step ladder of pain control, which I consider the gold standard for pain management.
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