TechnologyPain Translation Technology Aims to Improve Emergency Care
The Rhode Island School of Design's Center for Complexity has developed a new tool that helps non-English patients accurately describe...
Clinical CarePrimary Care Physicians Could Be First Line of Defense in Migraine Care
Migraine can be safely diagnosed in the primary care setting and advanced medications are available.
Clinical CareIodinated Contrast Media Shortage Impacting Pain Medicine Specialists
In some pain interventions, contrast media is used for imaging that visualizes the needle tip location for clinicians.
Clinical Care'Injections, Injections, Injections': Troubling Questions Follow Closure of Sprawling Pain Clinic Chain
Lags Medical Center patients were left without ready access to their medical records or handoffs to other physicians.
InnovationFDA Approves VR Treatment for Chronic Lower Back Pain
Healthcare providers will soon be able to prescribe a virtual reality treatment that uses cognitive behavioral therapy to help patients...
StrategyPatients Struggle to Find Prescription Opioids After NY Tax Drives Out Suppliers
Pain patients in New York have lost access to vital medicine since July 2019, when the state implemented an excise...
Clinical CarePatients Want A 'Good Death' At Home, But Hospice Care Can Badly Strain Families
When it comes to where we die, the U.S. has reached a tipping point. Home is now the most common...
Clinical CareEffort To Control Opioids In An ER Leaves Some Sickle Cell Patients In Pain
Patients say the diluted medicine doesn't give the same pain relief as a direct injection.
Clinical CarePleasant Providers Lessen Patient Pain
Survey links empathetic clinicians and higher patient pain management, satisfaction scores.
Clinical CareSurgeons' Opioid-Prescribing Habits Hard To Kick
A new data analysis shows that even as the CDC issued warnings, surgeons handed out many times the number of...
Clinical CareAdopt This Program to Treat Pediatric Chronic Pain Without Opioids
In this inpatient program, patients are weaned off opioid medications while participating in a wide range of therapy and coping...
Don't Just Blame Drug Companies for the Opioid Crisis
Expert says the healthcare system 'left an opening for industry, and they took the opening.'