This 11-minute video by Dr. Mike Evans is great for both patients and clinicians.
Slide presentation from CDC’s Primary Care and Public Health Initiative October 24, 2012 This document covers basic principles, clinical scenarios, and principles of chronic opioid therapy. View the Presentation
Presentation from CDC’s Primary Care and Public Health Initiative October 24, 2012 Residency educators may use the following slides for their own teaching purposes. Prescription Drug Abuse and Overdose Presentation
This video tells the story of two chronic pain patients who were treated with OxyContin. They served as model patients in videos produced by the company that makes OxyContin. At first, OxyContin worked well for them. But eventually they were […]
In the past 20 years, primary care physicians have greatly increased prescribing of long-term opioid therapy. However, the rise in opioid prescribing has outpaced the evidence regarding this practice. Increased opioid availability has been accompanied by an epidemic of opioid […]
Background As pain is the cardinal symptom of fibromyalgia, it is logical that treatments directed toward pain relief will be commonly used. Analgesic drug therapy remains the traditional treatment intervention for most chronic pain conditions, with a progressive increased use […]