Cannabis products for adults with chronic neuropathic pain
 The Cochrane Pain, Palliative and Supportive Care Group is producing a series of reviews on drugs for the treatment of people with neuropathic pain. One of these, published in March 2018, examines the effects of cannabis-based medicines and we asked one of the authors, Martin Mücke from the Unive rsity Hospital of Bonn in Germany, to outline the findings in this podcast. (Source: Podcasts from The Cochrane Library)
Source: Podcasts from The Cochrane Library - February 6, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Cochrane Source Type: podcasts

Sanford M. Silverman - The Role of Abuse-Deterrent Therapies in a Multimodal Approach to Chronic Pain Management: Improving Outcomes and Averting Medication Misuse
The Role of Abuse-Deterrent Therapies in a Multimodal Approach to Chronic Pain Management: Improving Outcomes and Averting Medication Misuse (Source: PeerView CME/CE Audio Podcast - Primary Care)
Source: PeerView CME/CE Audio Podcast - Primary Care - October 27, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education Tags: Science, Medicine Source Type: podcasts

How to taper opioids
There is very little guidance on withdrawing or tapering opioids in chronic pain (not caused by cancer). People can fear pain, withdrawal symptoms, a lack of social and healthcare support, and they may also distrust non-opioid methods of pain management. This can mean that patients receive repeat opioid prescriptions for extended periods of... (Source: The BMJ Podcast)
Source: The BMJ Podcast - October 11, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: BMJ talk medicine Source Type: podcasts

Stimulating the brain without surgery in the management of chronic pain in adults
The Cochrane Pain, Palliative and Supportive Care Group has been producing Cochrane Reviews for more than 20 years, including dozens covering a wide range of therapies for pain. In April 2018, their review of brain stimulation for chronic pain was updated and lead author Neil E O'Connell from Brunel University London in the UK tells us about the latest evidence in this podcast. (Source: Podcasts from The Cochrane Library)
Source: Podcasts from The Cochrane Library - May 25, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: Cochrane Source Type: podcasts

JAMA Internal Medicine : Association Between Psychological Interventions and Chronic Pain Outcomes in Older Adults
Interview with M. Carrington. Reid, MD, PhD, author of Association Between Psychological Interventions and Chronic Pain Outcomes in Older Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis (Source: JAMA Specialty Journals Author Interviews)
Source: JAMA Specialty Journals Author Interviews - May 7, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: The JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

Side effects of opioid drugs when used to treat chronic non-cancer pain in the medium- or long-term
Many people suffer from chronic pain and it ’s a challenging condition to treat. A group of drugs, known as opioids are widely used, but these can have harmful side effects. In a new Cochrane overview in October 2017, Sebastian Straube, from the University of Alberta in Canada, and colleagues brought together the findings from 14 Cochrane R eviews to summarise the evidence. He tells us what they found in this podcast.The co-authors of this review were   Charl Els,  Tanya D Jackson,  Diane Kunyk,  Vernon G Lappi,  Barend Sonnenberg,  Reidar Hagtvedt,  Sangita Sharma, and  F...
Source: Podcasts from The Cochrane Library - March 1, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: Cochrane Source Type: podcasts

Side effects of opioid drugs when used to treat chronic non-cancer pain in the medium- or long-term
Many people suffer from chronic pain and it ’s a challenging condition to treat. A group of drugs known as opioids are widely used, but these can have harmful side effects. In a new Cochrane overview in October 2017, Sebastian Straube from the University of Alberta in Canada and colleagues brought together the findings from 14 Cochrane Revi ews to summarise the evidence. He tells us what they found in this podcast.The co-authors of this review were   Charl Els, Tanya D Jackson, Diane Kunyk, Vernon G Lappi, Barend Sonnenberg, Reidar Hagtvedt, Sangita Sharma, and Fariba Kola...
Source: Podcasts from The Cochrane Library - March 1, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: Cochrane Source Type: podcasts

Acupuncture for Chronic Pain: The Latest Research
The data support a trial of acupuncture for some common pain conditions. (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Podcast)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Podcast - November 17, 2017 Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Jeffrey Gudin, MD - Managing Chronic Pain While Avoiding Opioid Abuse: Science and Stories
Managing Chronic Pain While Avoiding Opioid Abuse: Science and Stories (Source: PeerView CME/CE Audio Podcast - Primary Care)
Source: PeerView CME/CE Audio Podcast - Primary Care - October 17, 2017 Category: Primary Care Authors: PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education Tags: Science, Medicine Source Type: podcasts

PodMed – Week of August 21, 2017
This week’s topics include outcomes for payment, on- or off-pump CABG, cannabis for pain or PTSD, and the cognitive impact of a PCSK-9 inhibitor. Program notes: 0:41 Cannabis and pain or PTSD 1:41 May alleviate neuropathic pain in some 2:44 Socially not good 3:04 Holding providers responsible for outcomes 4:04 Outcomes can’t be used for […] (Source: Johns Hopkins Medicine Weekly Health News)
Source: Johns Hopkins Medicine Weekly Health News - August 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Elizabeth Tracey Johns Hopkins Medicine Tags: Alcohol And Drug Abuse All Podcasts Chronic Disease Heart And Vascular Neurology And Neurosurgery Patient Care PodMed Source Type: podcasts

Effects of insulin degludec vs glargine U100 on hypoglycemia, trial of radiofrequency denervation for chronic low back pain, review of penicillin allergy, and more
Editor's Summary by Howard Bauchner, MD, Editor in Chief of JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association, for the July 03, 2017 issue (Source: JAMA: This Week's Audio Commentary)
Source: JAMA: This Week's Audio Commentary - July 3, 2017 Category: General Medicine Authors: JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association, and The JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

PodMed – Week of May 29, 2017
This week’s topics include chocolate and atrial fibrillation, chondroitin and knee osteoarthritis, cannabidiol and seizures, and high fiber consumption and knee pain. Program notes: 0:34 Chocolate and atrial fibrillation 1:30 Danish Diet Cancer and Health Study 2:33 Not with milk chocolate 3:16 Chondroitin sulfate and osteoarthritis 4:16 Study according to European guidelines 5:16 Take as […] (Source: Johns Hopkins Medicine Weekly Health News)
Source: Johns Hopkins Medicine Weekly Health News - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Elizabeth Tracey Johns Hopkins Medicine Tags: All Podcasts Chronic Disease Diet Heart And Vascular Neurology And Neurosurgery Pediatrics PodMed Source Type: podcasts

Does Teletherapy Work for Pain?
Dr Peter Yellowlees reviews a study comparing a telehealth versus face-to-face intervention for chronic pain treatment. (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Podcast)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Podcast - May 19, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Conflating Chronic Pain Management and Opioid Abuse Potential
Are policy makers and prescribers conflating the issues of chronic pain management and opioid abuse? (Source: Medscape Anesthesiology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Anesthesiology Podcast - April 14, 2017 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Conflating Chronic Pain Management and Opioid Abuse Potential
Are policy makers and prescribers conflating the issues of chronic pain management and opioid abuse? (Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast)
Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast - April 14, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

PodMed – Week of February 20, 2017
This week’s topics include risks of gestational diabetes, managing low back pain, ED physician opioid prescribing, and cooling the scalp for chemotherapy. Program notes: 0:34 Risk of gestational diabetes to infant 1:33 Needing a C-section increased 2:32 Managing low back pain 3:31 Chronic pain nonpharmacologic first 4:32 Imaging not helpful 5:01 Prescribing patterns among ED […] (Source: Johns Hopkins Medicine Weekly Health News)
Source: Johns Hopkins Medicine Weekly Health News - February 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Elizabeth Tracey Johns Hopkins Medicine Tags: Alcohol And Drug Abuse All Podcasts Cancer Diabetes Patient Care Pediatrics PodMed Pregnancy Source Type: podcasts

Yoga treatment for chronic non-specific low back pain
Low-back pain is a very common problem, and a variety of treatments have been assessed in Cochrane Reviews. In January 2017, this collection was added to by Susan Wieland from the University of Maryland School of Medicine in the USA and colleagues, when we published their review of the effects of yoga for chronic, non-specific low-back pain. We asked Susan to tell us about the review and the implications of its findings. (Source: Podcasts from The Cochrane Library)
Source: Podcasts from The Cochrane Library - January 31, 2017 Category: Journals (General) Authors: Cochrane Source Type: podcasts

Motor control exercise for chronic non-specific low-back pain
Low back pain is a substantial health problem, and several Cochrane Reviews investigate interventions to help treat it. In a new Cochrane Review in January 2016, Bruno Saragiotto from The George Institute for Global Health, in Sydney Australia, and colleagues examined the evidence for motor control exercise. He tells us what they found in this Evidence Pod. (Source: Podcasts from The Cochrane Library)
Source: Podcasts from The Cochrane Library - December 1, 2016 Category: Journals (General) Authors: Cochrane Source Type: podcasts

Motor control exercise for chronic non-specific low-back pain
Low back pain is a substantial health problem, and several Cochrane Reviews investigate interventions to help treat it. In a new Cochrane Review in January 2016, Bruno Saragiotto from The George Institute for Global Health, in Sydney Australia, and colleagues examined the evidence for motor control exercise. He tells us what they found in this podcast. (Source: Podcasts from The Cochrane Library)
Source: Podcasts from The Cochrane Library - December 1, 2016 Category: General Medicine Authors: Cochrane Source Type: podcasts

PodMed – Week of November 21, 2016
This week’s topics include an alternative to statins, which vessel to use for bypass, NSAID risk, and genes versus lifestyle with regard to cardiovascular disease. Program notes: 0:48 Heart risk of NSAIDs 1:45 About 2.5% experienced heart attack, stroke 2:42 Short term lose dose use is reassuring 3:03 What vessels to use for bypass 4:03 […] (Source: Johns Hopkins Medicine Weekly Health News)
Source: Johns Hopkins Medicine Weekly Health News - November 18, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Elizabeth Tracey Johns Hopkins Medicine Tags: All Podcasts Chronic Disease Genetics Heart And Vascular Pain And Pain Relief PodMed Surgery Source Type: podcasts

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction vs Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Chronic Low Back Pain
Interview with Daniel C. Cherkin, PhD, author of Effect of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction vs Cognitive Behavioral Therapy or Usual Care on Back Pain and Functional Limitations in Adults With Chronic Low Back Pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial (Source: JAMA Author Interviews)
Source: JAMA Author Interviews - March 22, 2016 Category: Journals (General) Authors: JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association, and The JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

Opioid Prescribing: Rising to the Challenge
An opioid abuse epidemic now plagues US healthcare. It was caused, in part, by overzealous advocacy for controlling chronic pain resulting in overuse of narcotics. There are now 2 million Americans addicted to opioids. The approach for treating chronic pain must change. In this podcast, we summarize recent CDC guidelines for the proper use of opioids for treating chronic pain. Articles discussed in this episode: CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain— United States, 2016 The CDC Guideline on Opioid Prescribing: Rising to the Challenge (Yngvild Olsen, MD, MPH) The DSM-V definition for opioid use ...
Source: JAMA Author Interviews - March 15, 2016 Category: Journals (General) Authors: JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association, and The JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

Medical Marijuana for Treatment of Chronic Pain and Other Problems
Interview with Kevin P. Hill, MD, MHS, author of Medical Marijuana for Treatment of Chronic Pain and Other Medical and Psychiatric Problems: A Clinical Review, and Deepak Cyril D'Souza, MBBS, MD, author of Medical Marijuana: Is the Cart Before the Horse? (Source: JAMA Author Interviews)
Source: JAMA Author Interviews - June 23, 2015 Category: Journals (General) Authors: The JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

ESCAPE in Veterans (JAMA Internal Medicine)
Interview with Matthew J. Bair, MD, MS, author of Evaluation of Stepped Care for Chronic Pain (ESCAPE) in Veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan Conflicts: A Randomized Clinical Trial (Source: JAMA Specialty Journals Author Interviews)
Source: JAMA Specialty Journals Author Interviews - March 9, 2015 Category: Journals (General) Authors: The JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

JAMA Internal Medicine : ESCAPE in Veterans
Interview with Matthew J. Bair, MD, MS, author of Evaluation of Stepped Care for Chronic Pain (ESCAPE) in Veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan Conflicts: A Randomized Clinical Trial (Source: JAMA Specialty Journals Author Interviews)
Source: JAMA Specialty Journals Author Interviews - March 9, 2015 Category: Journals (General) Authors: The JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

JAMA 2014-09-30, Vol. 312, No. 13, Author Audio Interview
Interview with Kim L. Bennell, PhD, author of Acupuncture for Chronic Knee Pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial (Source: JAMA Author Interviews)
Source: JAMA Author Interviews - September 30, 2014 Category: Journals (General) Authors: The JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

Acupuncture for Chronic Knee Pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial
Interview with Kim L. Bennell, PhD, author of Acupuncture for Chronic Knee Pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial (Source: JAMA Author Interviews)
Source: JAMA Author Interviews - September 30, 2014 Category: Journals (General) Authors: JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association, and The JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

Telecare for chronic pain in primary care, hydroxychloroquine for Sjogren syndrome, stroke incidence and mortality in the US, and more.
Editor's Audio Summary by Howard Bauchner, MD, Editor in Chief of JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association, for the July 16, 2014 issue (Source: JAMA: This Week's Audio Commentary)
Source: JAMA: This Week's Audio Commentary - July 15, 2014 Category: Journals (General) Authors: JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association, and The JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

JAMA 2014-07-15, Vol. 312, No. 3, Audio from Weekly Author Video Interview
Interview with Kurt Kroenke, MD, author of Telecare Collaborative Management of Chronic Pain in Primary Care (Source: JAMA Author Interviews)
Source: JAMA Author Interviews - July 15, 2014 Category: Journals (General) Authors: The JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

Telecare Collaborative Management of Chronic Pain in Primary Care
Interview with Kurt Kroenke, MD, author of Telecare Collaborative Management of Chronic Pain in Primary Care (Source: JAMA Author Interviews)
Source: JAMA Author Interviews - July 15, 2014 Category: Journals (General) Authors: The JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

Should doctors be prescribing cannabinoids?
Michael Farrell, professor and director of the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, talks to Mabel Chew, The BMJ's practice editor, about prescription of cannabinoids. They discuss the latest evidence on nausea and appetite, when cannabinoids may be effective for chronic pain, and which common... (Source: The BMJ Podcast)
Source: The BMJ Podcast - April 25, 2014 Category: General Medicine Authors: BMJ talk medicine Source Type: podcasts

Non-invasive brain stimulation techniques for chronic pain
Many people experience chronic pain, and the Cochrane Pain, Palliative and Supportive Care Group (PaPaS) have produced a large collection of related reviews. In April 2014, one of these has been updated, looking at the effects of non-invasive brain simulation on pain. Neil O’Connell from Brunel University in England led the review and describes the findings. (Source: Podcasts from The Cochrane Library)
Source: Podcasts from The Cochrane Library - April 14, 2014 Category: Journals (General) Authors: The Cochrane Collaboration Tags: Issue 4 to 6, April to June 2014 Source Type: podcasts

Kyphosis and Scoliosis
Kyphosis and scoliosis are chronic, deforming conditions of the spine that cause pain and loss of mobility. Dr. Bart Sachs describes those conditions, and the traditional open surgical techniques used to treat them. (Source: MUSC Bone and Joint Health (Orthopaedics) Podcast)
Source: MUSC Bone and Joint Health (Orthopaedics) Podcast - April 5, 2014 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Medical University of South Carolina Source Type: podcasts

Listen to The Lancet: 04 April
Zoe Michaleff joins Nicolai Humphreys to discuss a simple self-directed exercise program for reducing pain from chronic whiplash. (Source: Listen to The Lancet)
Source: Listen to The Lancet - April 4, 2014 Category: Journals (General) Authors: The Lancet Source Type: podcasts

The Lancet: April 04, 2014
Zoe Michaleff joins Nicolai Humphreys to discuss a simple self-directed exercise program for reducing pain from chronic whiplash. (Source: Listen to The Lancet)
Source: Listen to The Lancet - April 4, 2014 Category: Journals (General) Authors: The Lancet Source Type: podcasts

Non-invasive brain stimulation techniques for chronic pain
Many people experience chronic pain, and the Cochrane Pain, Palliative and Supportive Care Group (PaPaS) have produced a large collection of related reviews. In April 2014, one of these has been updated, looking at the effects of non-invasive brain simulation on pain. Neil O’Connell from Brunel University in England led the review and describes the findings. (Source: Podcasts from The Cochrane Library)
Source: Podcasts from The Cochrane Library - April 1, 2014 Category: Journals (General) Authors: Cochrane Source Type: podcasts

Recognising and treating fibromyalgia
Most doctors are familiar with patients who describe chronic pain all over the body, which is associated with a range of other symptoms including poor sleep, fatigue, and depression. This complex of symptoms is sometimes referred to as fibromyalgia. Management of patients with this condition is often complex and challenging. The diagnosis of... (Source: The BMJ Podcast)
Source: The BMJ Podcast - February 24, 2014 Category: General Medicine Authors: BMJ talk medicine Source Type: podcasts

Medication-Free Back Pain Relief?
A contorting approach to chronic low back pain appears safe and effective. (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Podcast)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Podcast - September 19, 2013 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Medication-Free Back Pain Relief?
A contorting approach to chronic low back pain appears safe and effective. (Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast - September 19, 2013 Category: Neurology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Medication-Free Back Pain Relief?
A contorting approach to chronic low back pain appears safe and effective. (Source: Medscape Rheumatology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Rheumatology Podcast - September 19, 2013 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Issue 5, 2013 round-up
John HIlton from the Cochrane Editorial unit introduces this May 2013 round-up of what's new on The Cochrane Library. Included in this round-up: nebulisers for cystic fibrosis treatments; an overview of drug therapies for smoking cessation; topical herbal therapies for osteoarthritis; a look back at developing systematic reviews for chronic pain; and how to deal with research that may be fraudulent. (Source: Podcasts from The Cochrane Library)
Source: Podcasts from The Cochrane Library - June 14, 2013 Category: Journals (General) Authors: The Cochrane Collaboration Tags: Issues 4 to 6, April to June 2013 Source Type: podcasts