Pain

 
Diagnosis of Acute Pain
August 17, 2022

Benjamin W. Friedman, MD, MS; Francesca Beaudoin, MD, MS, PhD; Paul Arnstein, RN, PhD, FAAN; and Jeff Gudin, MD, provide clinical pearls for the diagnosis of acute pain.

Impact of COVID-19 on Acute Pain Management
August 10, 2022

Pain specialists discuss the role of COVID-19 in acute pain and how the pandemic has changed the treatment landscape of acute pain.

Pathogenesis and Causes of Acute Pain
August 10, 2022

Pain experts discuss the pathogenesis and factors leading to acute pain.

Burden of Acute Pain
August 03, 2022

Drs Benjamin W. Friedman, Francesca Beaudoin, Paul Arnstein, and Jeff Gudin discuss the burden of acute pain and its impact on patients’ quality of life.

Prevalence of Acute Pain
August 03, 2022

Benjamin W. Friedman, MD, MS; Francesca Beaudoin, MD, MS, PhD; Paul Arnstein, RN, PhD, FAAN; and Jeff Gudin, MD, discuss the prevalence of acute pain.

Acupuncture for Acute Pain
July 20, 2022

Is acupuncture therapy effective for acute perioperative pain and acute pain in the emergency department? A review of the latest evidence, here.

Nonopioid Prescriptions for Pain Increased After 2016 CDC Guidelines Set Limits on Narcotics
July 15, 2022

A new study describes growth in prescribing of over-the-counter analgesics and other nonopioid treatments for chronic pain in the 3 years following the CDC guideline.

Diagnosis and Treatment of Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
June 30, 2022

A new review summarized the current evidence about diagnosis and treatment of lumbar spinal stenosis. What are the key takeaways for primary care?

Dyspareunia in Women: 10 Questions for Consideration in Primary Care
May 20, 2022

Dyspareunia significantly impacts quality of life for the women it affects but they may not talk about it. Answer these 10 questions about the condition and you'll be ready to ask.

Study: State Laws Intended to Reduce Opioid Prescribing had Little Impact on Prescribing Practices
April 27, 2022

Study addresses the concern that state opioid prescription laws may lead to some chronic pain patients missing out on critical pain treatment.