• In a 2016 survey of the United States population, 6% of children had chronic pain• Chronic pain was associated with greater odds of using emergency care in past year• Chronic pain was also associated with higher out-of-pocket medical expenses• Chronic pain was not associated with increased odds of using mental health services
The prescribing limits are designed to help prevent patients from receiving unnecessary opioid pills after surgery.
Expert Panel: Opioid Prescribing Limits Should be Based on Operation Performed
Orginally Published At: Pain Management – Pharmacy Times
Fresh science! Nifty proof-of-concept study shows that “visuotactile illusions” can reduce osteoarthritis pain by up to 40%. That’s substantial, and consistent with the important theory that pain is mostly a brain export only loose related to tissue trouble. And what kind of illusions were these, pray tell? What sorcery reduces arthritic knee pain just by […]
PainScience.com has a new online store! Launched last week, and working quite well so far. Getting this beast up and running has been about 80% of my job for the last two months—lots of programming. And still many loose ends to tie up! Even so, I’ve managed to keep the content updates coming. That’s always […]