pain management

Serotype E botulinum toxinEB-001 has a fast onset of action and short duration of effect. Could it become a solution for post treatment pain?
Personalized medicine: Right drug, right patient, right time
Personalized medicine: Right drug, right patient, right timeThe premise is to use a patient’s own genetic information to guide decisions for prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disease and other health conditions.
Why do we keep prescribing heroin to patients?
Why do we keep prescribing heroin to patients?Let us all remember when the pen hits the prescription pad to write for an opioid that heroin is an opioid, too.
Five ways health executives can impact the opioid crisisConsider these five opportunities to help curb one of the biggest public health issues of the year.
5 reasons physicians should choose marijuana over opioids
5 reasons physicians should choose marijuana over opioidsBefore dismissing the idea because of the perceived stigma, warranted or not, with marijuana use, consider these 5 reasons why your postop patient should consider rolling a joint after surgery.
Should the FDA Drop High-Dose Opioids?
Should the FDA Drop High-Dose Opioids?A petition sent by multiple groups says yes.
Isn't it time for a 21st Century Pain assessment?The evaluation of pain is extremely difficult due to its subjective nature. We need to move to an evaluation of acute pain that not only takes the patient’s perception into account, but also, for the first time, incorporates objective measures of pain into a global assessment matrix.
Record Attendance at AACP Annual MeetingThousands of faculty and students gathered to hear about the latest in healthcare.
Alternatives to Opioids
Alternatives to OpioidsHow Trinity Health and Pacira are minimizing opioid use.
New Mexico Takes Big Step Against Opioid Epidemic
New Mexico Takes Big Step Against Opioid EpidemicNew legislation could be a model for other states.