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Development of institutional policy and clinical support services is beneficial for pediatric hospitals interested in use of medical marijuana

Policy Guides Medical Marijuana Use at Pediatric Hospital

Eighty percent of pediatric patients seen by MMJ consultative service had an oncologic diagnosis

June 2020 Briefing – Pain Management

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Pain Management for June 2020. This roundup includes the...
In 2015 to 2018

CDC: 10.7 Percent of U.S. Adults Used Rx Pain Meds in 2015 to 2018

No change found in use of prescription opioids from 2009-2010 to 2017-2018, but increase seen in nonopioid meds
For patients with chronic low back pain

Tanezumab Improves Pain, Function in Chronic Low Back Pain

Low back pain intensity at week 16 was improved with tanezumab 10 mg versus placebo

May 2020 Briefing – Pain Management

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Pain Management for May 2020. This roundup includes the...

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...
A systemwide

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...