Treating Acute Migraine in the ED - What Works?
Q&A: What do you know about migraine Rx and Tx in the emergency department?
Treating Adults with Migraine in the ED - What Works?
According to the American Headache Society (AHS) there are more than 20 different parenteral medications used in US emergency departments to treat acute migraine headache in adults.
Cannabis and Chronic Pain: True or False?
True or False: most of the studies on use of medicinal cannabis for chronic pain are in cancer patients. Find out and ponder 9 other T/F questions here.
NSAIDs for Chronic Low Back Pain: True or False?
More effective vs placebo? Less effective than opioids? Equally as potent as APAP? What’s true and what false about NSAIDs?
Prescription Opioid Use and Misuse: 10 Myths or Facts
Do you know myth from fact about recent patterns of US opioid prescribing? Find out with these 10 statements.
Opioid Analgesics: The Impact of the Initial Prescription
What factors surrounding a first prescription for opioids influence length of opioid use by the patient? Two new studies begin to answer the question.
ACP Update on Low Back Pain Treatment Guidelines
The update includes a nod to tai chi as a nondrug intervention and further supports acupuncture. But even new research falls short in 2 important ways.
Addiction in the US: The Surgeon General’s Report
The report contains a vast amount of information but overlooks some important issues.
Opioids and Benzodiazepines Share New FDA Warning
The "black box" warns of known dangers linked to combined use of the products and will appear on labels of more than 400 products.
Chronic Pain Special Report Post-Test
Take this post-test to find out what you learned in our Chronic Pain special report about the conditions you see most often in primary care.