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Heart failure associated with methamphetamine use increasing among US veterans | AHA
  • Conference reports - RSi Communications
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Heart failure associated with methamphetamine use increasing among US veterans | AHA

Meth use among veterans more than quadrupled in a decade.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Am J Manag Care
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Panel says nerve stimulation device should be used for cluster headache

The nonpharmacological intervention was recently approved by the FDA.

  • Clinical Summaries from Disabil Rehabil
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Botulinum toxin for hemiplegic shoulder pain with spasticity: UK practice deviates from guidelines

Less than a third of clinicians who used Botulinum toxin in this group injected the recommended dose when targeting pectoralis major.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Pediatrics
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Tonsillectomy/adenoidectomy: some children still getting codeine

The FDA warned against prescribing codeine to this patient group 4 y ago.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from FDA
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FDA approves device for reduction of opioid withdrawal symptoms

Neurostimulation may make opioid withdrawal easier on patients.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from The Lancet
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Opioid use disorder: extended-release naltrexone effective, with significant caveat

The detox period might be too much.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from JAMA Intern Med
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What does noninvasive cardiac testing add for the ED patient with chest pain?

For low-intermediate risk patients, only extensive testing with no outcome improvement.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Clin Transl Oncol
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New guidelines on treating cancer pain from the Spanish Society of Medical Oncology

Several options are available.

Nearly one-third of patients with pre-surgical knee, hip, and spine OA taking opioids | ACR
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Nearly one-third of patients with pre-surgical knee, hip, and spine OA taking opioids | ACR

Opioid prescribing is under increasing scrutiny amid concerns about potential misuse.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Pain Med
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Osteoarthritis: what are the best opioid prescribing practices?

Short-acting or long-acting?

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Addict Behav
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Nicotine withdrawal may affect postop pain in smokers

It is well known that smokers consume more postop analgesics while hospitalized.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from JAMA Facial Plast Surg
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Sniffing out best opioid prescribing practices following rhinoplasty

How much is too much?

N-3 and n-6 fatty acids improve patient-reported outcomes in SLE | ACR
  • Conference reports - RSi Communications
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N-3 and n-6 fatty acids improve patient-reported outcomes in SLE | ACR

N-3 intake tied to better sleep quality, tendency towards decreased depressive symptoms, comorbid fibromyalgia.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Pain Med
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How much corticosteroid is enough for adhesive capsulitis?

Study examines dose response.