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Research & Reviews  691 results

Initial Pain Management in Pediatric Pancreatitis: Opioid vs. Non-Opioid
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04291599

Jan 10th, 2022 - Acute pancreatitis (AP) is the most common pancreatic disease of childhood with an increasing incidence estimated at 13.2 cases in 100,000 children per year. Given the dearth of pediatric literature, most pediatric providers often rely on diagnost...

PAIIN (Precise Analgesic Instructions Improve Narcotic Usage): A Randomized Trial.
https://doi.org/10.1093/asj/sjab435
Aesthetic Surgery Journal; Erz L, Larson B et. al.

Jan 5th, 2022 - Given the ongoing battle with opioid abuse and over-use in the United States new strategies are consistently being implemented in an attempt to reduce opioid use and over prescribing. The purpose of this study was to determine if a more regulated ...

Opioid Prescribing Patterns After Skull Base Surgery for Vestibular Schwannoma.
https://doi.org/10.1097/MAO.0000000000003349 10.1177/0194599821994755 10.1001/jamasurg.2020.5646
Otology & Neurotology : Official Publication of the Ameri... Ren Y, Mehranpour P et. al.

Dec 11th, 2021 - Excessive opioid prescription is a source of prescription diversion and could contribute to chronic opioid abuse. This study describes the opioid prescribing patterns and risk factors for additional opioid prescription after surgical resection of ...

Analgesic efficacy of naproxen sodium versus hydrocodone/acetaminophen in acute postsur...
https://doi.org/10.1080/00325481.2021.2008180
Postgraduate Medicine; Cooper SA, Desjardins PJ et. al.

Dec 9th, 2021 - Opioid/acetaminophen combinations may be overly prescribed in many post-surgical situations where a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug with equal or greater efficacy, fewer central nervous system side effects, and no risk for opioid abuse could ...

Effect of Lower Pneumoperitoneum Pressure During Laparoscopic and Robotic Hysterectomy
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04125173

Dec 7th, 2021 - Minimally invasive hysterectomy, including conventional laparoscopic and robotic-assisted hysterectomy, is a commonly performed gynecologic surgery that universally results in postoperative pain for patients. Opioid medications are helpful to cont...

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Guidelines  3 results

Responsible, Safe, and Effective Prescription of Opioids for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain: A...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28226332
Pain Physician; Manchikanti L, Kaye AM et. al.

Feb 23rd, 2017 - Opioid use, abuse, and adverse consequences, including death, have escalated at an alarming rate since the 1990s. In an attempt to control opioid abuse, numerous regulations and guidelines for responsible opioid prescribing have been developed by ...

American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP) guidelines for responsible o...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22786449
Pain Physician; Manchikanti L, Abdi S et. al.

Jul 20th, 2012 - Part 2 of the guidelines on responsible opioid prescribing provides the following recommendations for initiating and maintaining chronic opioid therapy of 90 days or longer. 1. A) Comprehensive assessment and documentation is recommended before in...

Clinical guidelines for the use of chronic opioid therapy in chronic noncancer pain.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpain.2008.10.008
The Journal of Pain; Chou R, Fanciullo GJ et. al.

Feb 4th, 2009 - Use of chronic opioid therapy for chronic noncancer pain has increased substantially. The American Pain Society and the American Academy of Pain Medicine commissioned a systematic review of the evidence on chronic opioid therapy for chronic noncan...

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Drugs  12 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  20 results

Initial Pain Management in Pediatric Pancreatitis: Opioid vs. Non-Opioid
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04291599

Jan 10th, 2022 - Acute pancreatitis (AP) is the most common pancreatic disease of childhood with an increasing incidence estimated at 13.2 cases in 100,000 children per year. Given the dearth of pediatric literature, most pediatric providers often rely on diagnost...

Effect of Lower Pneumoperitoneum Pressure During Laparoscopic and Robotic Hysterectomy
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04125173

Dec 7th, 2021 - Minimally invasive hysterectomy, including conventional laparoscopic and robotic-assisted hysterectomy, is a commonly performed gynecologic surgery that universally results in postoperative pain for patients. Opioid medications are helpful to cont...

No Opioids PrescrIptions On Discharge After Surgery
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04469868

Jul 23rd, 2021 - Nearly 200 million opioid prescriptions are dispensed per year in the United States. Opioid prescriptions given by medical providers are a major contributor to the opioid abuse epidemic. Nearly 40% of opioid overdose-related deaths occur due to pr...

Pain Management Following Sinus Surgery
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03822962

Jul 14th, 2021 - National attention has been given to the concerning rise of opioid abuse in this country, with prescriptions for this medications more than quadrupaling in the last 17 years. Little is known as to the appropriate use of opioid analgesics in the po...

Linking Epigenomics With Prescription Opioid Abuse and High Impact Musculoskeletal Pain
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03947749

Mar 23rd, 2021 - Over 19 million adults suffer with chronic pain, which frequently limits life or work activities. Many of these patients are chronic prescription opioid consumers and may be at risk for opioid use disorder. Genetic variability of genes related to ...

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News  342 results

Purpura Fulminans in an Asplenic Intravenous Drug User
https://www.mdedge.com/dermatology/article/248887/wounds/purpura-fulminans-asplenic-intravenous-drug-user
Emily S. Nyers, MD, Rachael H. Kappius, MD et. al.

Nov 18th, 2021 - To the Editor: A 56-year-old man with a history of opioid abuse and splenectomy decades prior due to a motor vehicle accident was brought to an outside emergency department with confusion, slurred speech, and difficulty breathing. Over the next fe.

Oklahoma Court Overturns $465M Opioid Ruling Against J&J
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/962620

Nov 9th, 2021 - OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Supreme Court on Tuesday overturned a $465 million opioid ruling against drugmaker Johnson & Johnson, finding that a lower court wrongly interpreted the state's public nuisance law in the first case of its kind in...

Trial Against Pharmacy Chains' Opioid Sales Set to Begin
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/960202

Oct 4th, 2021 - CLEVELAND (AP) — Opening statements are scheduled for Monday afternoon in Cleveland in a federal court trial to determine whether retail pharmacy chains created a public nuisance in how they dispensed addictive painkillers in two Ohio counties whe...

US States Rush to Meet Deadline to Join $26 Billion Opioid Settlement
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/956902

Aug 20th, 2021 - (Reuters) - U.S. states are racing to meet a deadline to commit to a $26 billion opioid settlement with three drug distributors and the drugmaker Johnson & Johnson, as some grapple with local resistance and concerns the amount isn't big enough to ...

Ex-Head of Purdue Pharma Denies Responsibility for Opioid Crisis
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/956842

Aug 18th, 2021 - A man looks at cardboard gravestones with the names of victims of opioid abuse outside the courthouse where the Purdue Pharma bankruptcy is taking place in White Plains, N.Y. The former president and board chair of Purdue Pharma told a court Wedne...

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Patient Education  2 results see all →