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Physician Groups Band Together to Address America’s Opioid Crisis

AMA Task Force to Reduce Opioid Abuse comprised of 27 physician organizations including the American Academy of Pain Medicine.
24-Aug-2015 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM) To Host Live Mini-Course at PAINWeek

American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM) will return to the PAINWeek conference for the third consecutive year to contribute its expertise in pain management to the agenda.
24-Aug-2015 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

A Statement Regarding the National Pain Strategy

The American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM) applauds the release of the draft National Pain Strategy (NPS) for public review. Long overdue, the report addresses key target areas including: public awareness and clinical education, access to better...
15-Apr-2015 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Minimally Invasive Cosyntropin Matches Epidural Blood Patch for Post-Dural Puncture Headache in Controlled Trial

Intravenous (IV) cosyntropin therapy was equivalent to epidural blood patch (EBP) in relieving pain from post-dural puncture headache (PDPH) with potential for fewer complications and lower costs, data from a randomized, controlled trial showed.
24-Mar-2015 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Stellate Ganglion Block Showed No Significant Benefit for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Controlled Trial

A sympathetic nerve block that has shown promise for treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) performed no better than sham treatment in a randomized controlled trial, new research shows.
24-Mar-2015 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Early Improvements Dissipate Past 90 Days in Study of Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection for Facet Joint Arthropathy

Early gains in pain relief, behavioral markers and function were not sustained in patients treated with platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injection for facet joint arthropathy, new research shows.
24-Mar-2015 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

High-Frequency Surpasses Traditional Spinal Cord Stimulation in First Controlled Trial Comparing Technologies

The first-ever randomized, controlled trial to compare spinal cord stimulation (SCS) technologies found that high-frequency SCS using 10 kHz (HF10) exceeded lower-frequency, traditional SCS in response rate and pain relief
24-Mar-2015 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Cleveland Clinic Researchers First to Demonstrate Significant Blocking of Opioid Tolerance With Mesenchymal Stem Cell Transplant

Mesenchymal stem cell (MSC) transplantation reduced opioid tolerance and opioid-induced hyperalgesia caused by daily morphine injections in rats, according to new research.
24-Mar-2015 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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