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Practitioners use pain scores, and the labeling of pain as the 5th vital sign, to access their patient's status. But is that how it should be? Is there a better way? Do HCAHPS scores help the patient? Dr. Jeffrey Fudin offers his take on why pain scores were important, and ...
David Glick discusses potential new treatment options, clinical trials, and possibly adjusting the old molecule for patients in need. ...
The opioid controversy is steadily growing. What can practitioners prescribe instead to avoid contributing to the opioid epidemic? Perhaps the first question to ask is how can we re-evaluate the patient's complaint? David Glick discusses the need for better examination of patient's need and nonopioid and nonpharmacologic treatment. ...
At PAINWeek we look at topics from all sides. Here, Michael C. Barnes, an attorney who practices law with DCBA Law and Policy in Washington DC, gives his opinion on the opioid controversy, and what practitioners and patients should think about as Plan B. ...
Michael C. Barnes, an attorney who practices law with DCBA Law and Policy in Washington DC, discusses the nonadherent patient and recommends what a practitioner should do for the patient, and for themselves. ...
Practitioners are feeling the pinch of prescribing opioids, but what to do instead? Drs. McPherson and McPherson call out for some good old common sense. ...
Dr. Stanos reviews the development of evidence based medicine and offers some pointers to primary practitioners on how to intelligently assess guidelines and clinical trials. Critical evaluation can help clinicians become better users of clinical and research information. ...
Dr. Weaver discusses the consequences of alcohol use disorder (AUD) for the development and management of chronic pain syndromes. Techniques for screening for AUD, and motivational interviewing as a therapeutic technique are also considered. ...
A specialist in addiction medicine offers guidance in identifying opioid misuse and the appropriate means of withdrawing patients from long term opioid therapy. The longer term management and rehabilitation of these patients is also considered. ...
Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (PDMPs) are widely available, but not yet uniformly used. A clinical pharmacist and associate professor evaluates the current landscape, and what can be improved to enhance their utility in curbing substance... ...
An in-depth, 4- part examination of opioid risk assessment in the primary care setting; the need, the tools; the clinician responsibilities. ...
An in-depth, 4- part examination of opioid risk assessment in the primary care setting; the need, the tools; the clinician responsibilities. ...
An in-depth, 4- part examination of opioid risk assessment in the primary care setting; the need, the tools; the clinician responsibilities. ...
An in-depth, 4- part examination of opioid risk assessment in the primary care setting; the need, the tools; the clinician responsibilities. ...