The Other Opioid Crisis: Hospital Shortages Lead To Patient Pain, Medical Errors

Source: Kaiser Health News Even as opioids flood American communities and fuel widespread addiction, hospitals are facing a dangerous shortage of the powerful painkillers needed by patients in acute pain, according to do...
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Special Issue: Cannabis in Medicine

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Spinal and Supra-Spinal Pain Mechanisms in Patients with Fibromyalgia

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The VIGOR Study - Virtual Immersive Gaming to Optimize Recovery in Low Back Pain (VIGOR)

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Baylor Research Breaks Down Relationship between Computers, Humans

[Source: Baylor Lariat] Since fibromyalgia causes chronic pain in the hands, people with the condition have trouble typing and using the mouses connected to the computers. The pain research is based off of different ways...
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Association of Mental Health Conditions and Treatments with Long-Term Opioid Analgesic Receipt Among Adolescents

Source: JAMA, Pediatrics Abstract: Importance: Adults with mental health conditions are more likely than those without to receive long-term opioid therapy. Less is known about opioid therapy among adolescents, especially...
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Inhibition of Neuronal FLT3 Receptor Tyrosine Kinase Alleviates Peripheral Neuropathic Pain in Mice

Source: Nature Communications Abstract: Peripheral neuropathic pain (PNP) is a debilitating and intractable chronic disease, for which sensitization of somatosensory neurons present in dorsal root ganglia that project to...
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Improving Postamputation Functioning by Decreasing Phantom Pain with Perioperative Continuous Peripheral Nerve Blocks

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Jennifer Whistler: On the Search for Safer Opioids

Source: UC Davis According to Jennifer Whistler, associate director of the UC Davis Center for Neuroscience, drug development is headed in the wrong direction. Trends favor synthetic opioids that may mitigate side-effect...
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Low-Dose Amitriptyline as an Adjunct to Opioids for Postoperative Orthopedic Pain: A Placebo-Controlled Trial

Source: PAIN Abstract: Tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs) have been found to be useful in the management of a variety of chronic pain conditions, although there is little published regarding the potential efficacy of this ...
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