An inpatient pain pharmacist consult service may help manage the complex issues associated with medications for patients with pain.
A thorough history and physical examination, revisited on subsequent follow-up, was necessary to properly diagnose pain emanating from both the...
A pain management program focused on improving self-management, function, and overall quality of life for veterans with chronic pain.
Chronic pain is a major public health problem that affects more than 100 million people in the U.S. and is even more prevalent among active-duty...
Outcomes Associated With a Multidisciplinary Pain Oversight Committee to Facilitate Appropriate Management of Chronic Opioid Therapy
The implementation of an opioid management initiative increased appropriate monitoring and led to better management of high-risk chronic opioid...
This quality improvement project suggests the utility of an interdisciplinary, coordinated team
approach to chronic pain management and...
A recent national survey suggested that younger veteran patients are more likely to experience severe pain than older and nonveteran patients.
The Primary Care-Chronic Pain Program used shared medical appointments and nonpharmacologic pain treatments to improve patient care for veterans...
Staff at the Malcolm Randall VAMC (MRVAMC) outpatient pain clinic in Gainesville, Florida, found that procedures to reduce a patient’s pain could...
CDC researchers suggest pharmacological and nonpharmacological options to reduce severe joint pain and how to best educate patients on these...