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PPM's latest special report addresses Pain Research & Care in Women, including:
Resource for Your Practice - A PPM Brief
As pressure and questions mount regarding how to safely care for patients living with chronic pain, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD, released a statement on balancing access to opioids for those patients in need with the agency’s efforts to prevent misuse and abuse of opioids.
Very few patients receive proper medication-assisted treatment following an overdose, posing many questions.
A McKinsey report reveals how geography, patient assessment, and a lack of standard approaches is affecting the opioid crisis.
Teva Stops Chronic Cluster Headache Research; Continues Pursuit of Episodic Cluster Headache Treatment and Migraine Prevention
In a whitepaper titled “Principles for Patient-Centered Opioid Prescription Guidelines,”* the Alliance for the Treatment of Intractable Pain argues that the CDC Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain “must be withdrawn and rewritten” to recognize both the indispensable role that opioids play in chronic pain
IV Tramadol, an opioid alternative, may fill post-operative acute pain care gap between acetaminophen, NSAIDs and narcotics.
New update to the agency's opioid toolkit means better prescribing guidelines and resources for practitioners and their patients.
Statistics from a new AMA report show physicians are leading the charge to lower opioid prescriptions.
One commentator addresses the misconceptions that persist among the declared opioid public health emergency.