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When taking over the management of a high-dose opioid patient, follow these steps to update their treatment plan.
mHealth apps and other digital technology could make practitioner-patient communication smoother.
A Virginia-based study provides insight into pharmacists' perceptions of pain practice, knowledge gaps, and the realities of dispensing scheduled pain medications.
Pending legislation from the House of Representatives promises to offer more treatment alternatives for patients in chronic pain.
An excerpt* from the preface of It Hurts: A Practical Guide for Pain Management (WellBridge Books, 2018).  Read more about Kern A. Olson, PhD, the author.
There have been unintended consequences to the regulatory measures of reducing the quantity of opioids prescribed.
Technological advances in wearable medical technology have optimized delivery and efficiency of healthcare, including within the field of pain management.
The ASRA World Congress meeting will cover multiple therapies, as well as advocacy in pain practice.
While the physician may conduct the IT trial and implant, PAs, NPs, and RNs often provide follow-up, patient education, and technical care of the pump.
It is clear that physicians spend too much time on administrative tasks.
Physician burnout is a reality, and it comes at the expense of many pain patients.
Recognizing, preventing, and treating physician burnout should be a priority to all pain practitioners.
The Share the Risk model focuses on providing chronic pain patients with a more comprehensive look, including legal and ethical considerations as well as cognitive and psychological profiles, at why and when they may require opioids.
Two new pain management technologies make it easier to take prescriptions and respond to opioid overdose, including through administration of naloxone and direct observational therapy.