Pain

 
Spinal Cord Stimulators for Chronic Pain May do More Harm than Good, Suggests Real-world Study
November 29, 2022

Large study comparing spinal cord stimulators to conventional medical management found a lack of clinical benefit for most patients and possible harm to some.

Daily Dose: High-risk Patients with Atrial Fibrillation Not Prescribed Anticoagulation
November 21, 2022

Your daily dose of clinical news you may have missed.

Daily Dose: Over-the-Counter Naloxone
November 18, 2022

Your daily dose of clinical news you may have missed.

Certain Over-the-Counter Naloxone Products “May be Approvable,” According to Preliminary FDA Data
November 17, 2022

A preliminary assessment from the FDA suggests certain naloxone products may be safely used without a prescription to prevent opioid overdose deaths.

Opioids for Pain Management: Guideline Topline for Primary Care
November 17, 2022

A guideline topline of the CDC's 2022 clinical guidance for prescribing opioids for pain in adults.

CDC Releases Updated, Expanded Clinical Guidance on Prescribing Opioids for Pain
November 07, 2022

The 2022 guidance covers acute, subacute, and chronic pain and replaces the 2016 guidelines.

Gabapentin and US Overdose Deaths: 10 Questions
October 21, 2022

Gabapentin-involved overdose deaths doubled in Q2 2020 compared to Q1 2019, the CDC reports. What do you know, and maybe not know, about the troubling trend?

Mobile Health Technology for Pain Management
October 03, 2022

A discussion with Lynn Webster, MD, about the importance and future of mobile health technology for chronic pain management.

Primary Viewpoints Episode 19: Mobile Health Technology for Chronic Pain Management
September 29, 2022

"Primary Viewpoints," a podcast from Patient Care Online, brings you an exclusive interview with Lynn Webster, MD, past president of the American Academy of Pain Medicine.

Take-home Messages for Acute Pain Management
September 14, 2022

Benjamin W. Friedman, MD, MS; Francesca Beaudoin, MD, MS, PhD; Paul Arnstein, RN, PhD, FAAN; and Jeff Gudin, MD, provide take-home messages to providers treating patients with acute pain.