January 12th 2024
Opioid epidemic demonstrates importance of alternative therapies for managing pain
December 1st 2022
Privacy rules to improve coordination of care, avoid discrimination in treatment.
November 4th 2022
Revisions to 2016 document focus on provider flexibility and unique circumstances of every prescribing decision
October 12th 2022
Experts agree that when it comes to combatting the opioid crisis, physicians need to shift their mindset and start focusing on data integrity.
September 13th 2022
Study finds growth in three years after CDC guideline for primary care clinicians.
Pain management in America: A 10-questions quiz
Do you know the answers?
Proposed opioid prescribing guidelines: 12 recommendations for clinicians
The CDC has called the proposed 2022 opioid guidelines voluntary and not intended to be an “inflexible standard.”
Can mindfulness-oriented recovery reduce opioid abuse and pain?
Mindfulness-oriented recovery enhancement is unlike other mindfulness-based treatments and was found superior to supportive group psychotherapy for treating opioid misuse and pain.
Is your patient a drug seeker? 13 red flags to watch for
There are obvious-and not so obvious-signs to look out for when it comes to drug-seeking patients
CDC’s proposed opioid prescribing guideline: Does it fall short on drug testing?
Some research shows the previous guideline may have led to the under-treatment of patients with chronic pain.
Proposed opioid guidelines would remove hard prescribing caps, rely on clinical judgement
The CDC is seeking comment on the voluntary guidelines, which come on the heels of the controversial 2016 guidance that placed hard caps on prescribing.
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