USPSTF Released Final Recommendation Statement and Evidence Summary on Screening for Unhealthy Drug Use

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force released a final recommendation statement on screening for unhealthy drug use. That Task Force found that clinicians should ask adults about their drug use and connect people who h...
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Does Your Doctor Trust You?

Source: California State University Research by CSUN professor Adam Swenson finds that physicians tend to size up chronic pain patients in unexpected ways. Full story .

Research Finds Pain Expectation Is Pain Reality for Children

Source: UC Riverside Research yields some advice on how to, and how not to, coach children before vaccinations. Full story...  

A Randomized Matched-Pairs Study of Feasibility, Acceptability, and Effectiveness of Systems Consultation: A Novel Implementation Strategy for Adopting Clinical Guidelines for Opioid Prescribing in Primary Care

Source: Implementation Science Abstract: Background: This paper reports on the feasibility, acceptability, and effectiveness of an innovative implementation strategy named "systems consultation" aimed at improving adhere...
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