Chronic Noncancer Pain Rehabilitation With Opioid Withdrawal: Comparison of Treatment Outcomes Based on Opioid Use Status at Admission
- FOREWORD. Ashburn, Michael // Clinical Drug Investigation;2012 Supplement, Vol. 32 Issue S1, p1
No abstract available.
- Impact of opioid rescue medication for breakthrough pain on the efficacy and tolerability of long-acting opioids in patients with chronic non-malignant pain. Devulder, J.; Jacobs, A.; Richarz, U.; Wiggett, H. // BJA: The British Journal of Anaesthesia;Oct2009, Vol. 103 Issue 4, p576
Background: There is little evidence that short-acting opioids as rescue medication for breakthrough pain is an optimal long-term treatment strategy in chronic non-malignant pain. We compared clinical studies of long-acting opioids that allowed short-acting opioid rescue medication with those...
- Principles of opioid use in chronic noncancer pain. Gardner-Nix, Jacqueline // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/8/2003, Vol. 169 Issue 1, p38
Presents cases on the use of opioid in chronic noncancer pain. Information on the patients presented; Discussion on the diagnosis of pain; Insight on the physiological effect of opioids.
- COMMENTARY. Eminson, Mary // Evidence Based Medicine;May2003, p89
The author discusses aspects of pain management wherein he thinks that psychological therapy is an effective treatment for chronic pain and distress in children and adolescents.
- Tapentadol extended release in the management of peripheral diabetic neuropathic pain. Vadivelu, Nalini; Kai, Alice; Maslin, Benjamin; Kodumudi, Gopal; Legler, Aron; Berger, Jack M. // Therapeutics & Clinical Risk Management;2015, Vol. 11, p95
Tapentadol, a Î¼-opioid agonist and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor, has been found to be an effective medication for a wide variety of chronic pain conditions, including back pain, cancer-related pain, and arthritic pain. It has also been found to have fewer gastrointestinal side effects...
- Long-term opioid treatment of chronic nonmalignant pain: unproven efficacy and neglected safety? Kissin, Igor // Journal of Pain Research;2013, Vol. 6, p513
Background: For the past 30 years, opioids have been used to treat chronic nonmalignant pain. This study tests the following hypotheses: (1) there is no strong evidence-based foundation for the conclusion that long-term opioid treatment of chronic nonmalignant pain is effective; and (2) the main...
- Study reveals significant misuse of opioids among patients with pain. // Reactions Weekly;9/5/2009, Issue 1268, p4
The article discusses a study on the misuse of opioid among patients with pain. Study authors administered 938,586 urine toxicology tests on more than 500,000 patients who were prescribed opioid analgesics for chronic pain management. They found that only 25 percent of patients had no evidence...
- VersorgungslÃ¼cke in der Akutschmerztherapie? Gehling, M.; Tryba, M. // Anaesthesist;Oct2013, Vol. 62 Issue 10, p785
No abstract available.
- Treatment of Comorbid Pain with Serotonin Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitors. Briley, Mike; Moret, Chantal // CNS Spectrums: The International Journal of Neuropsychiatric Med;Jul2008 Supplement 11, Vol. 13 Issue 7, p22
Comorbid chronic pain is common in depressed patients. It is predictive of a poor prognosis for depression and is a major risk factor for suicidal behavior. Depression and chronic pain may result from a common neurobiological dysfunction of monoamine cell bodies in the basal ganglia....