Pain Management Resource Center

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Live Coverage of PAINWeek 2014

Exclusive access to live, onsite coverage of up-to-date evidence-based scientific findings in pain management.

IBD and Heavy Opioid Use

Clinicians should closely monitor the use of these medications in IBD treatment plans to reduce the risk of heavy subsequent use.

Pharmacies, Clinics Rx Drop-Off Sites

Attorney General Eric Holder stated that the new DEA regulation would help to prevent prescription drug misuse, particularly with opioid medications.

Aleve PM for Overnight Pain

Bayer HealthCare announced the launch of Aleve PM caplets for occasional sleeplessness associated with minor aches and pains.

Neck, Back Pain Improvement Factors

Observational registry-based research can inform patients and physicians about prognosis for subacute or chronic neck or low back pain.

Migraine Prophylactic Therapy

More research needs to be done to understand the reasons for non-adherence for migraine prophylactic therapy.

Pediatricians Prep for Anesthesia

Pediatricians have an important part in preparing surgical patients and their families for procedures, including anesthesia.

New Drug Product: Zubsolv

Maintenance treatment of opioid dependence, as part of a complete treatment plan to include counseling and psychosocial support.

News

Orthopedists Release Choosing Wisely Recommendations

The American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS) has released a list of tests and procedures that are commonly ordered but not always necessary.

Opioid-Related Deaths Quadrupled in Past Decade

The number of Americans dying from accidental overdoses of opioid analgesics jumped significantly from 1999-2011, with the highest jump seen in people aged 55-64.

Memantine for Fibromyalgia: Results from First Randomized, Controlled Study

It is suspected that glutamate (Glu), an excitatory CNS neurotransmitter, may have a role in the pathophysiology of fibromyalgia; memantine, an N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptor antagonist, could assist in reducing glutamate's neurotoxic effect by preventing the entry of excess calcium.

Spinal Manipulation Helps Relieve Back-Related Leg Pain

Adding spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) to home exercise and advice (HEA) may improve short-term outcomes in patients with subacute and chronic back-related leg pain (BRLP).

Accidental Ingestion of These Drugs Send Kids to ER the Most

From 2007-2011, there were nearly 10,000 emergency hospitalizations per year for unsupervised prescription medication ingestion by young children.

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