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ADC Chair Dan Cohen calls on the use of abuse-deterrent technologies to help deter patients and users from opioid misuse, abuse, and addiction.
The American Society of Clinical Oncology aims to improve pain practice guidelines and management with new initiatives.
CDC opioid prescribing guidelines continue to make it difficult for pain management practices. This report provides an inside look at what chronic pain patients and their practitioners are facing.
Clinic guest-dosing and advance planning may help pain and addiction treatment centers to continue providing services when a natural disaster strikes.
Big data and new devices may allow for practitioners to track patient adherence to medication, change payment models, and improve health outcomes.
Dr. Forest Tennant addresses public and practitioner concerns over morphine equivalent dosing, opioid tapering, and depressed testosterone levels.
Physicians who listen to and heed patient functioning and feedback will assure quicker, more effective pain management.
REMS, TIRF, CDC Guidelines—there is a lot that pain specialist must manage outside of their daily practice. To help, Jeff Gudin, MD, and other pain specialists rely on the expertise of specialized pain pharmacies.
A preview of American Academy of Pain Medicine's goals and expectations for their annual meeting, being held in Palm Springs, CA, February 18-21, 2016
Some physicians have turned to a Concierge Medicine model (fee-for-care) to better serve their chronic pain patients. Learn more about this type of health care model/
The Pain Research, Education, and Policy (PREP) program at Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachuesetts takes a unique approach to pain education. Practical Pain Management spoke with founding director of the PREP program Daniel B. Carr, MD, about the goals and vision of the program. Dr.
The VA Pain Education School consists of 12-weeks of 1-hour classes with an additional 1-hour introduction class during the first week (total of 13 hours).
An evaluation of the VA's Pain Education School for healthcare providers who treat patients with chronic pain.
I congratulate the authors of this article on a new screening tool for their research and lucid writing.1 It is clear today that risk assessment and stratification are essential to mitigating risk with opioid use, and improvements in this area are
Pain is one of the most common reasons patients visit a health care professional. Professionals spend a great deal of time learning how to diagnose and treat pain-related medical problems but much less time learning how to document the process.