Aspirin has been effective for acute migraines both as a solitary modality and in combination with other drugs, and thus has clinical value in treatment and prophylaxis of the migraines overall.
The majority of APRNs report low levels of preparedness in caring for patients with basic chronic or acute pain management needs in their first year of practice.
The CDC offers 4 resources to support Nurse Practitioners in implementing opioid guidelines.
Global assessments at six and 24 hours better with NSAID use, and fewer adverse effects, including bleeding events, reported
Besides acetaminophen, NSAIDs, triptans, ergot alkaloids, and adjunct antiemetics, gepants and ditans are recently approved for migraine patients.
The MAT Act would allow all clinicians with standard controlled medication licenses to prescribe buprenorphine for opioid use disorder.
At follow-up, 65.9% of the treatment group and 8.5% of the control cohort exhibited improvements in painful diabetic neuropathy.
This study assessed the efficacy and safety of intranasal ketamine as an outpatient treatment for refractory headache.
Slightly stronger association was seen for ever users of menopausal hormone therapy than never users.
Insufficient pain management during childhood immunizations may lead to increased fear of needles and later health care avoidance.
Experts examine medication management in older adults, including the use of antidepressants for patients with Alzheimer disease and the dangers of opioid prescribing.
The patient, who had suffered a traumatic brain injury approximately 8 months prior, presented to the emergency department complaining of increasing dizziness as well as sleepwalking frequency.
Study authors discuss recent advances in the interventional management of neuropathic pain; new therapies are needed to offer longitudinal and sustained management.
Nonpharmacologic treatment with cognitive-behavioral therapy combined with physiotherapy may be an effective pain management strategy for patients with severe hemophilia.
Researchers tested whether aerobic exercise training altered morphine analgesic responses or reduced morphine dosages necessary for adequate analgesia.
Weight loss is associated with reduced pain, improved function, and better quality of life in patients with knee OA who are overweight or obese.
The aim of this study was to investigate prognostic factors in adolescents with knee pain using individual participant data meta-analysis.
Identification of 21 quality indicators of palliative care for the treatment of acute cardiovascular disease.
A systematic scoping review examines the literature about the influence of sleep disorders and disturbance on pain outcomes among US veterans with chronic nonmalignant pain.
Learn more about the overlapping crises of the opioid epidemic and the COVID-19 pandemic in this interview with pain specialist Paul J. Christo, MD, MBA, the Director of the Multidisciplinary Pain Fellowship Program at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland.