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While use was associated with reduced pain and improved physical functioning, there was an increased incidence of vomiting.
An update has been made to the PPM Opioid Calculator to remove conversions to and from buprenorphine.
Buvidal is the latest opioid dependence and withdrawal medication currently in the pipeline.
What are the associations of opioid use disorder with outcomes of cardiovascular surgery?
Comparing intranasal fentanyl and intranasal ketamine for the treatment of limb pain in pediatric patients.
Medication options for managing chronic pain and comorbidities: a patient with diabetic peripheral neuropathy, kidney disease, and an alcohol/substance use disorder.
Dr. Mary Lynn McPherson's second edition of her book, focusing on opioid conversion, offers healthcare providers strategies for calculating and prescribing opioid dosages.
Opioid use disorder (OUD) is on the rise among pregnant women: what clinicians can do to help monitor and treat pain in female patients.
Pain practitioners should turn to VA resources when assessing and treating chronic pain in Veterans.
Clinical anecdotes to assist practitioners in medication selection for complex chronic pain problems in the elderly patient population.
Clinical vignettes provide insight into assessment and management of pain in the geriatric patient population.
Two promising treatments may reduce common pain crises related to SCD.
Common characteristics of opioid misusers among college students were found in a new study.
Wilson Compton, MD, NIDA (Source: NIDA) A Q&A with Wilson Compton, MD, MPE, Deputy Director, National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
Until recently, the methods used to treat pain have been mainly focused on opioids and NSAIDs—neither being an ideal option due to undesirable side effects, according to Leonard Goldstein, DDS, PhD, assistant vice president for clinical education development at AT Still University in Mesa, AZ, and PPM editorial advisor As the focus on decreasing prescribed opioid
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