Study: 40 percent of medical clinics refuse to treat regular opioid users

People who take opioids for chronic pain have a harder time finding a doctor than non-opioid taking patients, a new study.
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ConclusionThis study showed that calcitonin could be helpful analgesic agent in different painful situations. Calcitonin can be considered an eligible treatment for acute pains related to vertebral fractures and a feasible alternative for the treatment of the acute and chronic neuropathic pains where other medications might fail.ResumoJustificativa e objetivosA calcitonina é um hormônio polipeptídico que regula o metabolismo do cálcio no organismo. Por muitos anos a calcitonina tem sido usada para manter e melhorar a densidade mineral óssea e reduzir a incidência de fraturas. Muitos ...
Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology - Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research
Source: Journal of Pain Research - Category: Anesthesiology Tags: Journal of Pain Research Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 16 October 2019Source: Neuroscience LettersAuthor(s): László Banki, Alexandra Büki, Gyongyi Horvath, Gabriella Kekesi, Gyongyi Kis, Ferenc Somogyvári, Gábor Jancsó, Lászlo Vécsei, Endre Varga, Gabor TubolyAbstractClinical studies have shown that schizophrenia is accompanied by hypoalgesia. Accordingly, we have previously reported that a chronic schizophrenia-related rat substrain (Wisket) showed decreased acute heat pain sensitivity. The aim of the present study was to determine the mechanical pain sensitivity and the effects of opioid...
Source: Neuroscience Letters - Category: Neuroscience Source Type: research
TIME held its first TIME 100 Health Summit on Thursday aiming to define — and shape — the future of health care. The Summit, which is an offshoot of the magazine’s annual TIME 100 list of influential people, featured scientists, politicians and entertainers, such as former President Bill Clinton, former Vice President Al Gore, NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins, actress Selma Blair, NBA commissioner Adam Silver, comedian Tig Notaro and former Planned Parenthood President Dr. Leana Wen. The day included a range of interviews, panels and performances. Here are the biggest moments from the Summit. Former Vice ...
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CONCLUSION: Patients' qualitative feedback highlighted the potential feasibility and adaptability of the program for this population. The results of this preliminary study show promising avenues for research in the field of cancer patients' adaptive coping enhancement as well as reduce anxiety and depression symptoms. This type of workshop can be considered as complementary to individual psychotherapies as they may tap into different mechanisms that help foster psychological flexibility as the group format enhances decentering processes. Further research avenues are proposed in order to assess the efficacy of such interven...
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Publication date: Available online 17 October 2019Source: Urology Case ReportsAuthor(s): Walid Smeoui, Ahmed Samet, Talel Touaiti, Nouri Rebai, Abderrazek Bouzouita, Mourad HadjslimèneAbstractA 52-year-old man with a history of right nephrectomy for a nonfunctioning kidney, consults after 22 years for fever with right lower abdominal pain. Surgical exploration was thereafter performed and the right ureteral stump was removed en bloc. Pathological examination of the right ureterectomy specimen revealed a significant acute and chronic ureteritis due to stone without any signs of malignancy. Owing to the low incidence ...
Source: Urology Case Reports - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
Just a reminder. This fellowship exists for you. I just got a private message from another Emergency Physician who matched in Pain. EM people are getting in and have been for years now. If you like cool procedures, it might be worth looking into. If you want more control over your life, schedule and patient population, if constantly changing shifts gives you chronic circadian rhythm dysphoria that you don't think you can sustain until retirement, it might be worth looking into. The... Pain Medicine is an Official Subspecialty of Emergency Medicine
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CONCLUSION: Biopsychosocial risk factors were associated with poorer health-related quality of life, regardless of the time since injury. Early assessment of these risk factors and tailored interventions will go some way towards improving outcomes among compensable patients with minor to moderate transport-related injuries. PMID: 31616954 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine - Category: Rehabilitation Tags: J Rehabil Med Source Type: research
Are PTSD symptoms associated with an increased risk for chronic back pain?Spine
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