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Call to Action – CDC Opioid Guidelines
Call to Action – CDC Opioid GuidelinesJune 12, 2020 2:58 pmOn behalf of the 1800 members of the North American Neuromodulation Society (NANS), we appreciate the opportunity to comment on the process for creating the next edition of the CDC guidelines for opioid prescribing.Read More
More Study Needed Into Analgesic Response, Depression Relief From IV Ketamine
More Study Needed Into Analgesic Response, Depression Relief From IV KetamineJune 12, 2020 2:57 pmNo significant correlation was found between pre-infusion depression scores and acute analgesic response to ketamine infusions, according to a new study.Read More
Excessive Drinking Seen in Some Patients With Chronic Pain
Excessive Drinking Seen in Some Patients With Chronic PainJune 12, 2020 2:53 pmAmong those reporting alcohol use, patients with certain common medical conditions are more likely to report excessive drinking, according to a study published online May 13 in JAMA Network Open. Read More
Regional Anesthesia During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Regional Anesthesia During the COVID-19 PandemicJune 5, 2020 2:46 pmConsensus recommendations for managing the airway in patients with COVID-19, which were just published ahead of print in Anaesthesia, outline the complexities of airway management and the risks to health care providers.Read More
Pain Researcher David Julius Wins 2020 Kavli Prize in Neuroscience
Pain Researcher David Julius Wins 2020 Kavli Prize in NeuroscienceJune 5, 2020 2:41 pmUCSF Scientist David Julius Has Revealed Molecular Sensors for Heat, Cold, Inflammation and ItchRead More
You Are Not Alone
You Are Not AloneJune 5, 2020 2:41 pmThe Top 10 Things I Wish I Knew When I Was a Resident Read More
28 Million-Plus Surgeries Could Be Canceled Due to COVID-19
28 Million-Plus Surgeries Could Be Canceled Due to COVID-19June 5, 2020 2:20 pmWorldwide, more than 28 million elective surgeries could be canceled or postponed during the 12 weeks of peak disruption due to COVID-19, according to a study published online May 12 in the British Journal of Surgery.Read More
Telemedicine is making our patient-doctor relationships more human. And that’s a good thing.
Telemedicine is making our patient-doctor relationships more human. And that’s a good thing.June 5, 2020 2:18 pmCOVID-19 essentially shut down my in-person primary care practice, and we immediately turned to telemedicine (“seeing” a patient virtually either through a phone or video-based visit). My primary care group did this out of necessity, but nobody predicted how much we would like it, or how effective it can be for patient care.Read More
Critical Care Nurses Add Their Perspective To Pain Management in the ICU
Critical Care Nurses Add Their Perspective To Pain Management in the ICUJune 5, 2020 2:17 pm“Pain management remains a daily challenge to care teams because high levels of pain are often reported by patients, and a significant proportion of acute and critically ill patients cannot communicate,”Read More
As Doctors Prescribe Fewer Opioids for Injured Workers, What Do They Offer Instead?
As Doctors Prescribe Fewer Opioids for Injured Workers, What Do They Offer Instead?June 5, 2020 2:16 pmThe good news is that doctors are less likely to prescribe opioids to injured workers than they were years ago. They have come to recognize that the pain medications have been overprescribed, causing addictions and deaths including suicides. The bad news is that the opioid crisis is not over by any means.Read More

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