NICE recommendation for chronic primary pain
People with chronic primary pain should be offered a range of treatments to help them manage their condition, NICE has said in its guideline on the assessment and management of chronic pain published this week. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - April 8, 2021 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

NIDCR's Spring 2021 E-Newsletter
Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. NIDCR's Spring 2021 E-Newsletter In this issue: NIDCR News Funding Opportunities & Related Notices NIH/HHS News Subscribe to NICDR News Science Advances   Grantee News   NIDCR News NIDCR & NIH Stand Against Structural Racism NIDCR Director Rena D’Souza, DDS, MS, PhD, said in a statement that there is no place for structural racism in biomedical research, echoing remarks from NIH Director Francis Collins, MD, PhD, in his announcement of a new NIH ...
Source: NIDCR Science News - April 7, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

New Real-World Observational Analysis of UPTRAVI ® (selexipag) Underscores the Importance of Risk Assessment for Treating Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH) Patients
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA – April 6, 2021 – Findings from an analysis of the first 500 patients enrolled in the SPHERE registry (SelexiPag: tHe usErs dRug rEgistry) found more than three-quarters (76%) of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) patients treated with UPTRAVI® (selexipag) either maintained (56%) or reduced (20%) their one-year mortality risk score. The SPHERE results were published in the April issue of the Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation (JHLT). SPHERE is an ongoing real-world, observational, user registry using two different risk assessment methods that describes the clinical characte...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - April 6, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

The effect of the orthopaedic trauma association's (OTA) pain management guidelines on opioid prescriptions, pain control, and refills in outpatient orthopaedic trauma surgery - Chambers L, Jaynstein J, Parry JA, Mauffrey C.
PURPOSE: To determine the effect of the Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA) pain management guidelines for acute musculoskeletal injuries on opioid prescription sizes, pain control, and refills. METHODS: A prospective cohort study was performed at... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

What Are Indications for a Ileostomy?
Discussion There are three types of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD): Crohn’s disease (CD) – can affect entire gastrointestinal tract but often is discontinuous (i.e., has skipped areas), has transmural inflammation and disease, has granulomas Ulcerative colitis (UC) – affects the colon, is continuous (i.e., has no skipped areas) and has superficial mucosal ulcerations Unclassified IBD – has chronic colitis but not specific features of CD or UC The specific pathogenesis appears to be multifactorial with having a genetic predisposition (1.6 – 30% risk of developing UC if patient has first deg...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - March 29, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Looking back on a year of COVID-19
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - March 25, 2021 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Janssen Announces U.S. FDA Approval of PONVORY ™ (ponesimod), an Oral Treatment for Adults with Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis Proven Superior to Aubagio® (teriflunomide) in Reducing Annual Relapses and Brain Lesions
TITUSVILLE, N.J. – (March 19, 2021) – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved PONVORY™ (ponesimod), a once-daily oral selective sphingosine-1-phosphate receptor 1 (S1P1) modulator, to treat adults with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS), to include clinically isolated syndrome, relapsing-remitting disease and active secondary progressive disease.1,2,3 PONVORY™ offers MS patients superior efficacy in reducing annualized relapse rates compared to an established oral therapy and a proven safety profi...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - March 19, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Evaluation of Commercially Available Pain Management Apps Evaluation of Commercially Available Pain Management Apps
This study evaluated 28 commercially available pain management apps, with a focus on their use of evidence-based behavior change techniques.Pain (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Digitally Delivered Exercises Benefit Knee Osteoarthritis
MONDAY, March 15, 2021 -- Digitally delivered exercise programs benefit pain and functional outcomes among patients with knee osteoarthritis compared with routine self-management, according to a study published online Feb. 23 in JAMA Network... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 15, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

What Are Generalized Anxiety Disorder Treatment Components?
Discussion Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is “…excessive anxiety and worry about a number of events and activities coupled with at least one physical symptom, which may include fatigue, poor concentration, restlessness, irritability, muscle tension, and sleep difficulties.” Other ways it presents to the primary care office may be abdominal pain, headache or heart palpitations, dizziness, syncope, numbness, trembling, paresthesia, memory loss, or urinary frequency. It has an estimated prevalence of 15% and is the second most common anxiety disorder in children after social anxiety disorder. GAD can co...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - March 15, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Unicorn Hinge Health buys electrical stimulation company to reduce back and joint pain
Hinge Health, the musculoskeletal startup valued at $3 billion, has added pain relief management to its arsenal of digital solutions to improve joint and back pain. No, it's not opioid pain pills. It's a nonaddictive electrical stimulation that the company says can reduce joint and back pain when applied to nerves. Hinge Health acquired the technology from fellow San Francisco startup Enso in its first-ever acquisition. Terms were not disclosed. The team at Enso will join Hinge Health. Enso… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - March 12, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Brian Rinker Source Type: news

Unicorn Hinge Health buys electrical stimulation company to reduce back and join pain
Hinge Health, the musculoskeletal startup valued at $3 billion valued, has added pain relief management to its arsenal of digital solutions to improve joint and back pain. No, it's not opioid pain pills. It's a nonaddictive electrical stimulation that the company says when applied to nerves can reduce joint and back pain. Hinge Health acquired the technology from fellow San Francisco startup Enso in its first ever acquisition. Terms were not disclosed. The team at Enso will join Hinge Health.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - March 11, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Brian Rinker Source Type: news

Pain management and prevention of suicide in the COVID-19 era - Pakniyat-Jahromi S, Sher L.
Pain is a frequent symptom in hospitalised patients and outpatients. Chronic pain is reported to be the most common complaint in primary care setting, affecting more than 100 million people in the USA with an annual cost greater than $635 billion [1]. Many... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Drug Users Often Do Not Seek Help Because They Fear Legal Repercussion
By Simona MarinescuAPIA, Samoa, Mar 8 2021 (IPS) In the February 12th editorial on the issue of illicit drug use, the Samoa Observer stated that “… there is no data currently available to show that drug abuse including meth consumption levels in Samoa have reached crisis levels, which would warrant the government considering decriminalizing drug use and consumption.” The United Nation’s position on this is clear, we must not sit by and wait for a problem to blight our communities before acting. The evidence shows that it is cheaper and more effective to prevent drug use than to deal with the conseq...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Simona Marinescu Tags: Aid Asia-Pacific Crime & Justice Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Abbott updates app-based neuromodulation platform with remote programming
Providers will be able to have in-app live video conversations with chronic pain and movement disorder patients, as well as prescribe new settings for their neuromodulation therapies from afar. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - March 8, 2021 Category: Information Technology Tags: Digital Health, Health and Wellness, Disease management, Patient Access, Telehealth, Technology, Care Source Type: news

Burn patients' pain experiences and perceptions - Duchin ER, Moore M, Carrougher GJ, Min EK, Gordon DB, Stewart BT, Sabel J, Jo-Nes A, Pham TN.
INTRODUCTION: Burns are painful injuries associated with a long recovery. Patients may not be receiving sufficient pain management education to optimize their experience and recovery after burn injury. Therefore, we aimed to obtain patients' perspectives a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Who Gets Pott ’ s Puffy Tumor?
Discussion Pott’s puffy tumor (PPT) was first described by Sir Percivall Pott in 1775 and who also described other orthopaedic and oncological diseases subsequently named for him. “It is a subperiosteal abscess of the anterior wall of the frontal sinus associated with underlying frontal osteomyelitis.” The tender edema and swelling of the forehead is the sign of PPT. Associated fever, headache, and rhinorrhea along with similar problems such as postnasal drip or nasal congestion are common. Associated ophthalmological problems include peri-orbital or eyelid edema and/or preseptal cellulitis. Ptosis and di...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - March 1, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

NEA Baptist to Break Ground on Pain Management Clinic
NEA Baptist will break ground Friday on a new Pain Management Clinic. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - February 25, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Implications of positive urine toxicology screening in trauma patients - Huish EG, Coury JG, Duncan J, Trzeciak MA.
BACKGROUND: Pain management in trauma patients can be difficult due to their varied injuries and presence or absence of illicit substances in their systems. Additionally, trauma patients have variable lengths of stay. Limiting length of stay to what is med... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 24, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

The Effectiveness and safety of T-MSAT on inpatients with acute low back pain caused by traffic accidents: a protocol for randomized controlled trial - Han JH, Park BH, Park JH, Min TW, Lee HJ, Lee YJ, Lee SH, Park KS, Ha IH.
BACKGROUND: Presentation of musculoskeletal symptoms, such as pain, discomfort, or disability, caused by a traffic accident (TA) is a common occurrence. However, studies on treatment and management of sudden low back pain (LBP) caused by a TA are very scar... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Janssen Announces Treatment with ERLEADA ® (apalutamide) Significantly Improved Overall Survival in Patients with Metastatic Castration-Sensitive Prostate Cancer
RARITAN, N.J., February 8, 2021 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today results from the final analysis of the Phase 3 TITAN study, which demonstrated the continued statistically significant benefit of the addition of ERLEADA® (apalutamide) to androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) in overall survival (OS) in patients with metastatic castration-sensitive prostate cancer (mCSPC), regardless of extent of disease, when compared to placebo plus ADT.[1] Results will be featured in an oral presentation at the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s Genitourinary (ASCO GU) Cance...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - February 8, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Janssen Presents Results from Phase 3 ACIS Study in Patients with Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer Treated with ERLEADA ® (apalutamide) and ZYTIGA® (abiraterone acetate) Combination
RARITAN, N.J., February 8, 2021 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today results from the randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled Phase 3 ACIS study, which met the primary endpoint of radiographic progression-free survival (rPFS) with a 31 percent reduction in the risk of radiographic progression or death in patients with chemotherapy-naïve metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) receiving androgen deprivation therapy (ADT). Patients in the trial received either a combination of ERLEADA® and ZYTIGA® plus prednisone (combination arm) or placebo a...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - February 8, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

NYU Dentistry awarded NIH grant to investigate oral cancer pain treatment utilizing co-delivery of DNA and RNA
Clinician-scientists Seiichi Yamano and Brian Schmidt to further novel gene therapy strategy to treat oral cancer painNew York UniversityGrant AnnouncementNYU College of Dentistry clinician-scientists Seiichi Yamano and Brian Schmidt have set out to develop a new class of medicines using gene therapy to effectively and safely treat oral cancer pain. The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has awarded the researchers a five-year, $2.9 million grant (R01DE029694) to test whether nonviral co-delivery of DNA and RNA will safely alleviate oral cancer p...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - February 8, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Virtual Reality Approaches to Pain: State of the Science Virtual Reality Approaches to Pain: State of the Science
This review explores the current state of VR applications as nonpharmacological alternatives for acute and chronic pain management.Pain (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

What is a Lipschultz Ulcer?
Discussion Acute genital ulcers (AGU) are much less common in sexually-naive women than sexually experienced or active women. The differential diagnosis of AGU is large. For sexually active women Herpes simplex virus is the most common cause. Sexually transmitted infections are also included in this differential. In addition to the pain, AGUs can cause distress for the patient and family as possible sexual abuse must be considered. The differential diagnosis of AGU in non-sexually active women includes: Aphthosis Lipschutz ulcer Idiopathic Autoimmune or inflammatory diseases Behcet disease Bullous pemphigoid Inflammato...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - February 8, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Opioid-Minimizing Pain Management Feasible for Trauma Patients
WEDNESDAY, Feb 3, 2021 -- A pain management regimen that uses mostly over-the-counter medication reduces opioid exposure in trauma patients while achieving similar levels of pain control, according to a study published online Jan. 21 in the Journal... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 3, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Janssen to Highlight Robust Solid Tumor Portfolio and Pipeline at 2021 ASCO GU
February 2, 2021 (RARITAN, N.J.) – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today it will highlight the depth of its solid tumor portfolio at the American Society of Clinical Oncology Genitourinary (ASCO GU) Cancers Symposium with 12 data presentations, including three company-sponsored oral presentations from the ERLEADA® (apalutamide) clinical development program. The virtual meeting will take place February 11-13, 2021. “We are committed to the development of innovative therapies for patients with genitourinary cancers for whom there remains a high unmet need,” said C...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - February 2, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Our Company Source Type: news

Counties with more cannabis dispensaries show reduced opioid deaths
(University of California - Davis) This is the first study to examine the association between active cannabis dispensary operations -- both medical and recreational -- and opioid-related mortality rates at the county level, suggesting that providing alternative pain management could improve public health outcomes, researchers said. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Identifying patterns and predictors of prescription opioid use after total joint arthroplasty - Chaudhary MA, Dalton MK, Koehlmoos TP, Schoenfeld AJ, Goralnick E.
INTRODUCTION: Total hip arthroplasty and total knee arthroplasty account for over 1 million procedures annually. Opioids are the mainstay of postoperative pain management for these patients. In this context, the objective of this study was to determine pat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Persistent opioid use and opioid-related harm after hospital admissions for surgery and trauma in New Zealand: a population-based cohort study - Gong J, Merry AF, Beyene KA, Campbell D, Frampton C, Jones P, McCall J, Moore M, Chan AHY.
INTRODUCTION: Opioid use has increased globally for the management of chronic non-cancer-related pain. There are concerns regarding the misuse of opioids leading to persistent opioid use and subsequent hospitalisation and deaths in developed countries. Hos... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

US national trends in prescription opioid use after burn injury, 2007  to 2017 - Polychronopoulou E, Raji MA, Wolf SE, Kuo YF.
BACKGROUND: Opioid misuse and overdose in the United States remain a public health emergency. Overprescribing has been recognized as a significant contributor to the epidemic. Opioids are the mainstay for pain management after burn; however, to date, no la... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

A Biomarker for Chronic Prostatitis/Chronic Pelvic Pain A Biomarker for Chronic Prostatitis/Chronic Pelvic Pain
Could this new biomarker have a role in the diagnosis and management of chronic prostatitis or chronic pelvic pain syndrome?Translational Andrology and Urology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology Journal Article Source Type: news

Modified pain management strategy reduces opioid exposure to trauma patients, study shows
(University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston) A pain management regimen comprised mostly of over-the-counter medication reduced opioid exposure in trauma patients while achieving equal levels of pain control, according to a new study by physician-researchers at UTHealth. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New Innovation to Address System Overload by Systemizing the Field Triage and Treatment of Non-Emergent Patients
Introductory Note from JEMS Editor Emeritus A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P JEMS has prided itself on introducing countless groundbreaking concepts and innovations to the EMS community since its inception in 1980. As an example, in May 1980, JEMS introduced Jack Stout’s Public Utility Model and System Status management which changed the way many EMS Systems operated. His concepts introduced new ways to maximize resources and revenue through changes in the deployment of crews and resources. In Feb. of 1981, Dr. Jeff Clawson’s dispatch priority training and the Medical Priority Dispatch System (MPDS); the impact...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - January 18, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Marc Eckstein, MD, MPH Tags: Administration and Leadership Communications & Dispatch Exclusives California EMS Prehospital Telemedicine Source Type: news

New Innovation to Address System Overload by Systemizing the Field Triage and Treatment of Non-Emergent Patients
Introductory Note from JEMS Editor Emeritus A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P JEMS has prided itself on introducing countless groundbreaking concepts and innovations to the EMS community since its inception in 1980. As an example, in May 1980, JEMS introduced Jack Stout’s Public Utility Model and System Status management which changed the way many EMS Systems operated. His concepts introduced new ways to maximize resources and revenue through changes in the deployment of crews and resources. In Feb. of 1981, Dr. Jeff Clawson’s dispatch priority training and the Medical Priority Dispatch System (MPDS); the impact...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - January 18, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Marc Eckstein, MD, MPH Tags: Administration and Leadership Communications & Dispatch Exclusives California EMS Prehospital Telemedicine Source Type: news

New Innovation to Address System Overload by Systemizing the Field Triage and Treatment of Non-Emergent Patients
Introductory Note from JEMS Editor Emeritus A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P JEMS has prided itself on introducing countless groundbreaking concepts and innovations to the EMS community since its inception in 1980. As an example, in May 1980, JEMS introduced Jack Stout’s Public Utility Model and System Status management which changed the way many EMS Systems operated. His concepts introduced new ways to maximize resources and revenue through changes in the deployment of crews and resources. In Feb. of 1981, Dr. Jeff Clawson’s dispatch priority training and the Medical Priority Dispatch System (MPDS); the impact...
Source: JEMS Latest News - January 18, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Marc Eckstein, MD, MPH Tags: Administration and Leadership Communications & Dispatch Exclusives California EMS Prehospital Telemedicine Source Type: news

New Innovation to Address System Overload by Systemizing the Field Triage and Treatment of Non-Emergent Patients
Introductory Note from JEMS Editor Emeritus A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P JEMS has prided itself on introducing countless groundbreaking concepts and innovations to the EMS community since its inception in 1980. As an example, in May 1980, JEMS introduced Jack Stout’s Public Utility Model and System Status management which changed the way many EMS Systems operated. His concepts introduced new ways to maximize resources and revenue through changes in the deployment of crews and resources. In Feb. of 1981, Dr. Jeff Clawson’s dispatch priority training and the Medical Priority Dispatch System (MPDS); the impact...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - January 18, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Marc Eckstein, MD, MPH Tags: Administration and Leadership Communications & Dispatch Exclusives California EMS Prehospital Telemedicine Source Type: news

New Innovation to Address System Overload by Systemizing the Field Triage and Treatment of Non-Emergent Patients
Introductory Note from JEMS Editor Emeritus A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P JEMS has prided itself on introducing countless groundbreaking concepts and innovations to the EMS community since its inception in 1980. As an example, in May 1980, JEMS introduced Jack Stout’s Public Utility Model and System Status management which changed the way many EMS Systems operated. His concepts introduced new ways to maximize resources and revenue through changes in the deployment of crews and resources. In Feb. of 1981, Dr. Jeff Clawson’s dispatch priority training and the Medical Priority Dispatch System (MPDS); the impact...
Source: JEMS Operations - January 18, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Marc Eckstein, MD, MPH Tags: Administration and Leadership Communications & Dispatch Exclusives California EMS Prehospital Telemedicine Source Type: news

New Innovation to Address System Overload by Systemizing the Field Triage and Treatment of Non-Emergent Patients
Introductory Note from JEMS Editor Emeritus A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P JEMS has prided itself on introducing countless groundbreaking concepts and innovations to the EMS community since its inception in 1980. As an example, in May 1980, JEMS introduced Jack Stout’s Public Utility Model and System Status management which changed the way many EMS Systems operated. His concepts introduced new ways to maximize resources and revenue through changes in the deployment of crews and resources. In Feb. of 1981, Dr. Jeff Clawson’s dispatch priority training and the Medical Priority Dispatch System (MPDS); the impact...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - January 18, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Marc Eckstein, MD, MPH Tags: Administration and Leadership Communications & Dispatch Exclusives California EMS Prehospital Telemedicine Source Type: news

DARZALEX FASPRO ® (daratumumab and hyaluronidase-fihj) Becomes the First FDA-Approved Treatment for Patients with Newly Diagnosed Light Chain (AL) Amyloidosis
January 15, 2021 (HORSHAM, Pa.) – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of DARZALEX FASPRO® (daratumumab and hyaluronidase-fihj), a subcutaneous formulation of daratumumab, in combination with bortezomib, cyclophosphamide and dexamethasone (D-VCd) for the treatment of adult patients with newly diagnosed light chain (AL) amyloidosis.[1] DARZALEX FASPRO® is the first and only FDA-approved treatment for patients with this blood cell disorder that is associated with the production of an abnormal protein, which leads to th...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - January 16, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Our Company Source Type: news

Virtual reality and symptoms management of anxiety, depression, fatigue, and pain: a systematic review - Ioannou A, Papastavrou E, Avraamides MN, Charalambous A.
In recent years, virtual reality (VR) has become an interesting alternative to traditional exposure-based therapies for many symptoms. VR involves immersion in a computer-generated virtual environment that minimizes avoidance and facilitates emotional pr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Digital Psychological Intervention for Chronic Pain in Children Digital Psychological Intervention for Chronic Pain in Children
This study evaluated the efficacy of an internet-delivered program, Web-based Management of Adolescent Pain (WebMAP), for improving pain-related outcomes in pediatric patients.Pain (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Barriers and facilitators to PDMP IS Success in the US: a systematic review - Martin HD, Modi SS, Feldman SS.
INTRODUCTION: Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (PDMP) help prevent prescription drug misuse and promote appropriate pain management. Despite these benefits and PDMP mandates in most states, PDMPs face challenges that hinder their success. This paper ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Association of symptom severity, pain and other behavioral and medical comorbidities with diverse measures of functioning among adults with post-traumatic stress disorder - Manhapra A, Stefanovics EA, Rhee TG, Rosenheck RA.
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an often disabling mental disorder whose management typically focuses on reducing PTSD symptoms. Chronic pain and other comorbidities that commonly accompany PTSD symptoms may also be independently associated with... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Adenosine is a Treatment, Not a Diagnostic
Identify the ECG rhythm before you use adenosine, not the other way around. Why? Check out the dangers of this practice in this week’s video! Previous: A review discussing post-intubation management of sedation and pain control to improve patient outcomes. Read the original JEMS manuscript here! The post Adenosine is a Treatment, Not a Diagnostic appeared first on JEMS. (Source: JEMS Patient Care)
Source: JEMS Patient Care - January 4, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Patient Care Patient Care Videos Training Videos Master Your Medics Source Type: news

Adenosine is a Treatment, Not a Diagnostic
Identify the ECG rhythm before you use adenosine, not the other way around. Why? Check out the dangers of this practice in this week’s video! Previous: A review discussing post-intubation management of sedation and pain control to improve patient outcomes. Read the original JEMS manuscript here! The post Adenosine is a Treatment, Not a Diagnostic appeared first on JEMS. (Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership)
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - January 4, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Patient Care Patient Care Videos Training Videos Master Your Medics Source Type: news

Adenosine is a Treatment, Not a Diagnostic
Identify the ECG rhythm before you use adenosine, not the other way around. Why? Check out the dangers of this practice in this week’s video! Previous: A review discussing post-intubation management of sedation and pain control to improve patient outcomes. Read the original JEMS manuscript here! The post Adenosine is a Treatment, Not a Diagnostic appeared first on JEMS. (Source: JEMS Latest News)
Source: JEMS Latest News - January 4, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Patient Care Patient Care Videos Training Videos Master Your Medics Source Type: news

Adenosine is a Treatment, Not a Diagnostic
Identify the ECG rhythm before you use adenosine, not the other way around. Why? Check out the dangers of this practice in this week’s video! Previous: A review discussing post-intubation management of sedation and pain control to improve patient outcomes. Read the original JEMS manuscript here! The post Adenosine is a Treatment, Not a Diagnostic appeared first on JEMS. (Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News)
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - January 4, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Patient Care Patient Care Videos Training Videos Master Your Medics Source Type: news

Adenosine is a Treatment, Not a Diagnostic
Identify the ECG rhythm before you use adenosine, not the other way around. Why? Check out the dangers of this practice in this week’s video! Previous: A review discussing post-intubation management of sedation and pain control to improve patient outcomes. Read the original JEMS manuscript here! The post Adenosine is a Treatment, Not a Diagnostic appeared first on JEMS. (Source: JEMS Operations)
Source: JEMS Operations - January 4, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Patient Care Patient Care Videos Training Videos Master Your Medics Source Type: news

Adenosine is a Treatment, Not a Diagnostic
Identify the ECG rhythm before you use adenosine, not the other way around. Why? Check out the dangers of this practice in this week’s video! Previous: A review discussing post-intubation management of sedation and pain control to improve patient outcomes. Read the original JEMS manuscript here! The post Adenosine is a Treatment, Not a Diagnostic appeared first on JEMS. (Source: JEMS Special Topics)
Source: JEMS Special Topics - January 4, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Patient Care Patient Care Videos Training Videos Master Your Medics Source Type: news