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Steven A. King, MD, MS

Steven A. King, MD, MS

Dr King is in private practice of pain medicine in New York, and he is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the New York University School of Medicine, New York.

 

 

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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.

Up to 10% of the US population experiences neuropathic pain from common conditions seen in primary care. Get current with diagnosis and treatment.

Do you know the myths from the facts about opioid analgesics? Click through these 10 statements and find out.

Low back pain and headache very often are seen first in primary care. Get a quick update on red flags, diagnosis, management, and referral.

Back pain, headache, neuropathy, depression--primary care sees it all. Get current on when and how to treat the most common types of chronic pain.

Antidepressant classes once considered "adjuvant" analgesics now are first-line therapy for various pain conditions. Test yourself!

Methadone is an effective analgesic but is seldom prescribed for pain. What do you know about its properties, pitfalls, and potential?

Soon after a total knee replacement, one of your patients is denied additional opioid analgesics by his surgeon. He comes to you for help.

A new study concludes that financial insecurity produces physical pain. Our pain blogger thinks the business-school authors may have oversimplified.

There is no nice straight line between use of prescription opioids and heroin addiction; in fact, the connections aren't really clear at all.

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