Aggregated DEA pill data is reported as a ratio of state population to average monthly scripts at selected dosage amounts.
For doctors who advocate this way I suggest we test how strong their beliefs are in these methods. Let’s pound their hands with a hammer and then ask them to get by on Tylenol alone. When they can do that, then I’ll being willing to listen to their sales pitch.
Researcher bias can confine results to outcomes which support pre-experimental beliefs and then contributes to misinformation which taints the remainder of the scientific community
This post is about educating patients on how to spot a dangerous situation before they get in too deep or too dependent on a prescriber whose intent is to exploit them for reasons other than providing honest and compassionate medical care. It is based on personal experience with Comprehensive Pain Management in Columbus Ohio
A prescription for America, a dose of rationality and facts not designed to make you afraid but to educate you and allow you to draw your own conclusions.
A drug that scientists originally developed to treat depression may have promise for the treatment of opioid withdrawal, researchers say.
Our findings suggest that trauma exposure is linked to elevated clinical markers of central sensitization but a critical factor in this relationship is the mediating effect of current PTSD symptoms.
Long considered safe and non-addictive, gabapentin is increasingly showing up in the bodies of people who overdose on heroin and prescription opioids. Researchers are now finding that the alternative painkiller has become a drug of abuse.
Guidelines are still lacking and need further refinements for situations where chronic pain patients experience acute pain scenarios such as surgery, accidents and exacerbations of existing medical conditions
Imagine what would happen if doctors suddenly began prescribing fixed dosages of insulin for diabetics. If a diabetic died as a result of being under medicated, wouldn’t this be considered malpractice?