Author | Steven A. King, MD, MS

Articles

Nonopioid Medications for Chronic Pain: An AHRQ Update

June 26, 2020

The AHRQ evaluates nonopioid medications including NSAIDs, gabapentinoids, antidepressants, and cannabinoids for efficacy in treatment of chronic noncancer pain.

Gabapentinoids used Off-label for Pain: Effective or Erroneous?

March 04, 2020

Off-label gabapentin and pregabalin prescribing for pain is widespread; the opioid crisis may be to blame. But does science support the trend? Find out with these 10 questions.

Imaging for Headaches: When is it Appropriate and Which Should be Employed?

February 25, 2020

Which initial imaging procedures are appropriate for different types of headache? Find out in our quick slideshow on the recently released guidelines from the American College of Radiology.

Opioid Tapering and Discontinuation: 10 Questions

January 30, 2020

Safe and effective opioid tapering requires careful patient selection and a multimodal approach. Try our 10 questions on current HHS recommendations.