https://acpinternist.org/archives/2015/04/editors.htm. This issue covers topics including opioid pain management, malnutrition, and ‘incidentalomas' during imaging. ... Charlotte Huff talks to pain management experts about ways to quantify pain, reduce
ACP has received a $50,000 sub-award from the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP) to help combat the nation's opioid crisis. ... Department of Health and Human Services for a new Technical Assistance effort to focus on the specific needs of
The website for the State Targeted Response Technical Assistance (STR-TA) Consortium is now live to support efforts to address opioid use disorder prevention, treatment, and recovery. ... Earlier this year, ACP received a $50,000 sub-award from the
In the June ACP Internist, Practice Tips addressed how to develop office policies for opioid management. ... The modules “Chronic Pain Management” and “Opioid Risk Management” can help a practice become consistent and confident in its treatment
screening, monitoring of pain and functional status, documentation of refills, evaluation of opioid use or diversion through prescription monitoring programs and urine drug testing, and reliable provision of opioids for pain ... Additional recent
The modules “Chronic Pain Management” and “Opioid Risk Management” can help a practice become consistent and confident in its treatment of patients taking long-term opioids. ... chiropractic. Next month's CPS Tips will address how to document
In the opioid group, the first step was immediate-release morphine, oxycodone, or hydrocodone/acetaminophen. ... Opioids caused significantly more medication-related adverse symptoms than nonopioid medications,” the authors wrote.
1, 1997, and Dec. 31, 2016. The goal of the study was to examine the risk for opioid-related death in patients who were prescribed both pregabalin and opioids. ... After multivariable adjustment, an association was found between concomitant exposure to
Required changes to prescribing information for all opioid analgesic medicines used in the outpatient setting. ... Naloxone hydrochloride nasal spray (4 mg/spray) for the emergency treatment of known or suspected opioid overdose.
Misuse of opioids has reached epidemic proportions in the U.S. To address this crisis, the Office of the Surgeon General has launched a national campaign, Turn the Tide, which aims