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It may be possible to identify persons at risk for suffering a worsening in health-related quality of life due to knee osteoarthritis

Risk Factors ID’d for Worse QOL From Knee Osteoarthritis

Female gender, overweight, smoking, knee pain, lower income tied to rapidly worsening quality of life
A virtual reality program reduces pain in hospitalized patients compared with a television program control

Virtual Reality Program Reduces Pain in Hospitalized Patients

Virtual reality helped reduce pain compared with control, was particularly effective for severe pain
Adults who take prescription opioids for severe chronic pain are more likely to have increased anxiety

Use of Opioids + Cannabis Tied to Poorer Mental Health

Co-use associated with anxiety and depression symptoms compared with opioid use alone

July 2019 Briefing – Pain Management

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Pain Management for July 2019. This roundup includes the...
Online symptom self-management plus clinician telecare can be effective for individuals with pain

Online Symptom Self-Management + Telehealth Aids Pain, Mood

Collaborative care led by a nurse-physician team with web-based self-management better than self-management alone
Patients undergoing preoperative peripheral nerve block placement have a similar change in anxiolytic scores when they receive music medicine versus midazolam

Music Relieves Preop Anxiety Before Peripheral Nerve Block

Similar changes seen in levels of preoperative anxiety for patients receiving music medicine, midazolam
Intranasal sufentanil is comparable to intravenous morphine for acute severe trauma pain treated in the emergency department

Intranasal Sufentanil Cuts Acute Trauma Pain Treated in the ED

Larger studies needed to further assess safety of intranasal sufentanil
Oliceridine is being proposed as an analgesic option for the relief of moderate to severe acute postoperative pain

Oliceridine Studied for IV Pain Relief After Abdominoplasty

Findings published from phase III trial of patients with moderate-to-severe acute postoperative pain
There is a lack of evidence on the efficacy and safety of pharmacological treatments for chronic pain in children

Lack of Evidence for Treating Chronic Pain in Children

Evidence from 23 reviews could not be combined in meta-analysis; quality of evidence low
For patients with osteoarthritis of the knee or hip

Tanezumab Improves Scores for Pain, Function in Osteoarthritis

Improvements in mean WOMAC Pain, Physical Function scores for osteoarthritis of knee or hip