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IVF cuts defy national guidelines

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Meningitis vaccination plan for Hampshire schoolchildren

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NHS budget cuts leave sexual health services at ‘breaking point’

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Wales to adopt new regulations for blood donation

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NICE: GPs urged to create national autism register

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£1.3bn recruitment plan for mental health

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New in Pain

  • Global Clinical Summaries from JAMA Psychiatry
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Opioid medication treatment: extended release naltrexone beats Suboxone in open-label study

An ER drug should theoretically prevent dependence.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Pain Med
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Can religion affect pain?

Religious patients may need spiritual as well as physical intervention.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Pain Med
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New guidelines for the management of chronic noncancer pain in veterans

Comprehensive guideline tackles all issues from pain management to opioid abuse.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Pain Med
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New abuse-deterrent intranasal opioid

Results from a small clinical trial.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Emerg Med J
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Chill out: preventing pain from lidocaine injections

Cryotherapy can reduce the injection site pain.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Am J Sports Med
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APS injection relieves knee pain in osteoarthritis

But a potentially significant placebo effect hinders interpretation of results.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Pain Med
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Which extended release hydrocodone formulations have lower abuse potential?

Abuse-deterrent formulations reduce overdoses but not illicit use.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Pain Res
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Central analgesics relieve osteoarthritis pain in small trial

Results of a proof-of-concept trial.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from CMAJ
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Ibuprofen as effective as morphine in children after minor surgery

Prescribe the safer option.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from JAMA Facial Plast Surg
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Increased anesthesia exposure linked to perioperative complications

Patients undergoing head and neck reconstructive procedures should be closely monitored.

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Gabapentin and opioids: a dangerous combination

There is an increased risk for death.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Institute for Clinical and Economic Review
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Back pain: alternative therapies a cost-effectlve option

Back pain is a common reason for opioid prescriptions.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Cochrane Database Syst Rev
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Heparin injection: slow down unless you’re cruising for a bruising

Results from a Cochrane review.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Pain Manag Nurs
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Pain in children: toys are powerful analgesics

Distraction is a useful tool.