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An abstract (399) from the Journal of Nuclear Medicine.

Objectives: The goal of this work is to develop a clinical [18F]FDG PET/MRI method to accurately localize sites of increased inflammation related to sources of pain. The aims are to 1) determine whether imaging findings correlate with...

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In 2010, the Captain James A. Lovell Federal Healthcare Center became the first fully integrated facility caring for active duty, veterans, retirees, and dependents in the US. This presented healthcare professionals with unique challenges including how to address pain management in such a diverse...

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Newswise — Choice and control are important factors for ensuring a positive childbirth experience, yet until recently, little was known about the impact of alternative administrations of fentanyl – one of the pain relief drugs used during labour– on both mother and baby.

Now, world-first...

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Humans have been searching for the Fountain of Youth for millennia, from Herodotus to Ponce de León. Some people feel that regenerative medicine, a field that encompasses stem cells, growth factors, and other cell mediating proteins, is that magical fountain, while others, including some physicians...

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Newswise — In the first-ever study to compare surgeon and patient expectations in foot and ankle surgery, research performed at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City has determined that two-thirds of patients have higher presurgical expectations than their surgeons. The paper, titled...

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Newswise — A Henry Ford Hospital study published in the Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery has found that patients who underwent knee surgery and other types of sports medicine procedures could manage their pain without opioids or a minimal dosage.

The purpose of the prospective...

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Ah… drug math. Those 2 little words can make a strong healthcare provider want their mommy. But no fear. Armed with an understanding of conversion calculations, some semisolid facts about equivalencies, and a healthy sense of “Does that LOOK right?”—you’ll be just fine!

This lively session will...

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From the FDA:

CURE ID is an internet-based repository that lets the clinical community report novel uses of existing drugs for difficult-to-treat infectious diseases through a website, a smartphone or other mobile device. The platform enables the crowdsourcing of medical information from health...

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From the Pain Management Nursing Journal

Abstract: A plethora of statistics and claims exist concerning the rise in prescription opioid use and the increase in opioid-related deaths. Eleven misperceptions were identified that underlie some of the growing national concern and backlash against...

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In a study published in the June issue of the Journal of the American Dental Association, patients were more likely to fill an opioid prescription for an outpatient dental procedure performed the day before a weekend or holiday than on another weekday.

The cover story, "Increased Opioid...

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