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April 2020 Briefing – Pain Management

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Pain Management for April 2020. This roundup includes the...
Legally dispensed marijuana products have stronger concentrations of tetrahydrocannabinol and cannabidiol than needed for chronic pain relief

Many Legal Marijuana Products Too Strong for Treating Pain

Majority of products in medicinal, recreational programs advertised to have >15 percent THC

March 2020 Briefing – Pain Management

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Pain Management for March 2020. This roundup includes the...
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Multipronged Postoperative Opioid Program Cuts Rx Length

Program includes mix of physician education, monitoring, and incentives to shorten Rx length for surgical patients

February 2020 Briefing – Pain Management

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Pain Management for February 2020. This roundup includes the...
Racial differences in pain may be rooted in life experience

Brain MRIs ID Racial Differences in Pain Response

Minorities report greater pain, which may be tied to stress, sociocultural factors
Adult dental patients are frequently overprescribed opioids

Adult Dental Patients Frequently Overprescribed Opioids

29 percent of prescribed opioids exceed recommended morphine equivalent for pain management
An enhanced recovery after surgery program complemented by a preemptive pain management program is associated with a decrease in opioid prescriptions at discharge following minimally invasive foregut surgery

Proactive Pain Management May Cut Postop Opioid Prescriptions

Program linked to opioid-free discharge following elective minimally invasive benign foregut surgery

January 2020 Briefing – Pain Management

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Pain Management for January 2020. This roundup includes the...
Production and distribution of Excedrin Extra Strength and Excedrin Migraine products have been temporarily stopped

Production of Two Excedrin Painkillers Halted

Inconsistencies found in ingredients for Excedrin Extra Strength and Excedrin Migraine