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More research needed on long-term opioids

This issue covers topics including opioid pain management, malnutrition, and ‘incidentalomas' during imaging.
1 Apr 2015

Seeking clarity for opioid prescribing

Doctors continue to be frustrated by their patients' chronic pain problems, due to a lack of evidence on opioids' long-term effectiveness and strong evidence of potential harms.
1 Apr 2015

Medical schools respond to the opioid epidemic

Until very recently, medical schools offered little or no training in addiction medicine.
1 Jan 2017

CDC issues recommendations for prescribing opioids for chronic pain

Among 12 recommendations was the consideration that clinicians should consider opioids only if expected benefits for both pain and function outweigh risks to the patient.
22 Mar 2016

Patient-clinician intervention associated with modest improvement in knee osteoarthritis

The patient intervention was telephone-based, while clinicians received patient-specific recommendations on osteoarthritis treatment via the electronic medical record.
22 Dec 2015

Methadone challenging option for treatment of chronic pain

Involved in one-third of all deaths from prescription drug overdoses, methadone requires expert management to prescribe safely. Learn that latest guideline recommendations and when it's best used.
1 Sep 2014

Acupuncture, Alexander technique may be effective for long-term relief of chronic neck pain

The maintenance of benefit from 6 months (when the interventions ended) to 12 months is notable given that the median duration of neck pain was 6 years, the authors wrote.
3 Nov 2015

Corticosteroid injections may not offer lasting benefit in low back pain

Researchers called for more research to clarify the benefits and harms of injections for low back pain.
25 Aug 2015

Mental health issues, addiction concerns of legal marijuana

Physicians in states that have legalized marijuana should begin to educate and prepare themselves for discussing the perils of recreational use and related illnesses, some of which can be severely debilitating.
1 May 2015

Practice Tips: Documenting opioid management is as important as doing it

It's important to protect your practice by documenting opioid management in the medical record and adhering to extra regulatory requirements.
1 Jul 2013

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