With evidence indicating that overprescription of opioids has contributed to the current opioid...Read More
Posted by Physicians Weekly | Apr 3, 2020
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Buprenorphine Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder in Community-Based Settings: Outcome Related to Intensity of Services and Urine Drug Test Results.
Variables contributing to the outcome of buprenorphine treatment for opiate use disorder have been studied, including patient characteristics and the treatment approach applied. It is also valuable to study the types of clinical...Read More
A TREK Channel Family Activator with Well-Defined Structure-Activation Relationship for Pain and Neurogenic Inflammation.
TWIK-related K+ (TREK) channels are potential analgesic targets. However, selective activators for TREK with both defined action mechanism and analgesic ability for chronic pain have been lacking. Here we report C3001a, a...Read More
The purpose of this quality improvement initiative was to demonstrate the value of having a clinical pain pharmacist in transitional perioperative pain management. Patients were referred to the pain pharmacist prior to elective...Read More
Outcomes in Long-term Opioid Tapering and Buprenorphine Transition: A Retrospective Clinical Data Analysis.
There are significant medical risks of long-term opioid therapy (LTOT) for chronic pain. Consequently, there is a need to identify effective interventions for the reduction of high-dose full-agonist opioid medication use.The...Read More
Association of Alcohol Screening Scores With Adverse Mental Health Conditions and Substance Use Among US Adults.
Alcohol screening may be associated with health outcomes that cluster with alcohol use (ie, alcohol-clustering conditions), including depression, anxiety, and use of tobacco, marijuana, and illicit drugs.To quantify the extent...Read More