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Public policy reaction to the opioid crisis has significant implications for practitioners and their patients with pain. Attorney Michael Barnes looks at the current federal and state-level regulatory picture, and at some benefits, drawbacks, and unintended consequences of regulatory response. ...
PAINWeek faculty member Gary Jay discusses what's going on with opioid prescribing today, and why some doctors may be prescribing opioids when they might do better with another medication. ...
Will recently released prescribing guidelines from the CDC advance the cause of rational opioid therapy? Will they lead to better pain practice and better patient outcomes? Dr. Argoff considers the good, the bad, and the ugly... ...
One approach to maintaining the balance between risks and benefits of opioid therapy for chronic pain has been the development of abuse deterrent formulations. A pain management PA provides an overview of abuse deterrent technologies, both existing and emerging.While developments are encouraging, they are but one part of the solution. ...
Although prescription medications are of great benefit to many patients with chronic non-cancer pain, there are significant complications for patients who are either addicted or in recovery. Dr. Durham, a clinical pharmacist, professor of pharmacy,... ...
Are pain and pleasure part of a neurochemical continuum? Some evidence suggests that the brain's pleasure chemical, dopamine is involved in the response to pain. Research has also examined the relationship between dopamine and endogenous opioids.... ...
A clinical professor of pharmacy offers some insights for primary care on best practice in opioid prescribing. Dr Atayee discusses the importance of risk assessment, competence in dosing and titration, and alternate routes of administration,... ...
Has The Decade of Pain had a positive impact on the caliber of pain education in the US? A prominent pain educator and practitioner offers an assessment of pain education today, including lessons learned from the past that may guide future... ...
Dr. Zacharoff sketches the background history of Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs, and offers an assessment of how well they are performing and how they can be improved. Watch the segment for recommendations on what you need to know to... ...
An epidemiologist looks at opioid therapy from the perspective of dose vs risk relationships, and comments on how communities can better harness local initiative and interest to combat overdose events. ...
Drs. Carter and Schatman consider the consequences that would accrue from the removal of opioids from the therapeutic options for chronic pain. The segment also discusses the characteristics of a "better" opioid, and the research understanding... ...
Drs. Carter and Schatman consider the consequences that would accrue from the removal of opioids from the therapeutic options for chronic pain. The segment also discusses the characteristics of a "better" opioid, and the research understanding... ...
Some further observations on the role of opioids, including advice to the primary clinician as they approach the prescribing decision. ...
Dr. Argoff comments on the appropriate role of opioid analgesics as part of therapy for chronic noncancer pain, with observations on protecting legitimate access while preventing abuse. ...
The conclusion of a 2-part discussion. Some specific limitations of UTD as a clinical tool are examined. Drs. Gourlay and Heit also consider the role of opioids in chronic pain management, with balanced regard for the risks of pain and addiction. ...
Part one of a 2-part discussion. The concept of patient-centered UDT as a clinical tool for monitoring adherence is considered. Drs. Gourlay and Heit also offer some guidelines for practitioners on who and when to test. ...
What would the world be like without opioids? Dr. Clark hypothesizes on the implications for patients with pain, and on what the characteristics of a "better" opioid might include. ...
A consideration of the relationship between pain, depression and suicide ideation, with practitioner insights into mitigating the risk of suicide in patients with chronic pain conditions. Recorded at PAINWeek 2013. ...
Dr. Fitzgerald discusses the different kinds of urogenital pain that are commonly encountered, and examines present and emerging approached to treatment, including an assessment of the effectiveness of opioids. ...
Some further observations on the role of opioids, including advice to the primary clinician as they approach the prescribing decision. ...
Dr. Argoff comments on the appropriate role of opioid analgesics as part of therapy for chronic noncancer pain, with observations on protecting legitimate access while preventing abuse. ...
A pharmacist perspective on the pros and cons of opioid treatment agreements ...
Dr. McPherson is an acclaimed professor of pharmacy, primary care practitioner and consultant in hospice and palliative care. In this segment are her observations on patient prescriber agreements for opioids. ...
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. ...
Dr. Passik comments on the debate over opioids as appropriate for chronic non-cancer pain, identifying some shortcomings in the arguments from both sides. ...
Diabetes can lead to a variety of pain-inducing changes in the gastrointestinal tract. Dr. Bottros outlines some of these, and discusses options for treatment. ...
Dr. Jay discusses some of the issues confronting patients and clinicians in the current environment of cancer pain therapy. ...
Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) is a common comorbidity in diabetics, and can be very painful. Dr. Bottros discusses how PAD differs in diabetic and non diabetic patients, how to diagnose it, and some options for treatment. ...