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Buprenorphine was developed by UK based Reckitt & Colman Products and released in the United Kingdom in 1978. That same year, a clinical study determined that buprenorphine could be helpful in reducing cravings of pure opioids in patients with an opioid abuse disorder.

Then, a separate study...

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Understanding the mechanisms that drive a persistent pain process is critical for effectively treating pain in any patient. While it is common to treat pain from a primary nociceptive perspective, this approach often fails in patients with central sensitization.

Pain mechanism based...

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When we practitioners approach complex medical problems (whether pain, depression, or even GERD) that have psychological and lifestyle components, and do so with minimally monitored drug-only therapies, we may bounce from one “wonder drug” to another and end up bewildered or worse. Dr. Steve Passik...

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Forced downward titration has been broadly implemented throughout the country as a direct result of the CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain.

Prescribing clinicians feel pressured to follow the CDC’s recommendations of dose limits to avoid regulatory sanctions, and pharmacists...

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This session, presented by Brian Kaufman, DO, FACP, FACOI, is designed to familiarize learners with the principles of the neurobiology of the traumatized patient and illuminate the salient concepts that are germane to the presentations and treatment of patients with chronic pain. Dr. Kaufman is a...

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There are various types of studies that are necessary to perform in order to determine their clinical relevance. The process extends from benchtop to bedside side and includes various special populations like pediatrics and geriatrics.  

This course addresses various elements related to the study...

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Chronic pain is much more than a physical sensation. It can be all-encompassing and often impacts an individual in a multitude of ways, spawning discouraging, painful, or unwanted psychological experiences such as thoughts, feelings, and memories as well as functional limitations.

The natural...

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This presentation will focus on the development of a clinical decision tool to standardize opioid prescribing for patients with sickle cell disease. Collin Montgomery, NP, and Leigh Ann Wilson, LCSW, both of whom work in the Adult Clinical Sickle Cell Program at the University of Arkansas for...

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Chronic pain and alcohol consumption are both very common in the general population, and alcohol is often used to numb both physical and emotional pain.

In this presentation, Drs. Jennifer Hah and Ravi Prasad discuss the epidemiology of co-occurring pain and alcohol use. In addition, we will...

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Dr. Kevin Zacharoff presents this look into the current world of pain management. Virtually all healthcare professionals have some degree of altruism and a strong desire to help patients in need. As healthcare continues to evolve, the burdens on clinicians change as well. While most of us have been...

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