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Posted: Jan 19, 2018
Regulatory, legislative and industry action is needed to ensure future drug shortages do cripple health systems.
Posted: Jan 18, 2018
Nurse practitioners in a primary care setting can provide first-line access to health care professionals for patients who have rheumatoid arthritis, with clinical expertise, diagnostic skills, therapeutic interventions, education and counseling, according to a new survey’s... Read More
Posted: Jan 17, 2018
People with migraine avoid light because it can cause a negative emotional response, not because the light intensifies their headache pain, according to a new study.
Posted: Jan 16, 2018
Las Vegas—Mounting efforts to reduce opioid abuse in the United States have created difficult clinical environments, especially for mid-level providers like nurse practitioners and physician assistants, who are left searching for suitable treatment options for their pain... Read More
Posted: Jan 15, 2018
There were no clinically meaningful differences in pain reduction at two hours after ingestion among four oral analgesics—two opioids and two over-the-counter painkillers—to treat acute extremity pain in the emergency room, according to a new trial.
Posted: Jan 12, 2018
The FDA approved the Spectra WaveWriter spinal cord stimulator (SCS) system (Boston Scientific), the first system to simultaneously provide paresthesia-based and sub-perception therapy. 
Posted: Jan 12, 2018
The FDA is requiring safety labeling changes to limit the use of prescription opioid cough and cold medicines containing codeine or hydrocodone in children younger than 18 years of age.
Posted: Jan 12, 2018
Two studies recently published in professional nursing journals highlight the growing involvement of nurse practitioners in prescribing opioids in Florida.
Posted: Jan 11, 2018
Nevro has received FDA approval for its Senza II spinal cord stimulation system, a smaller device than the company’s previous version that delivers HF10 therapy.
Posted: Jan 10, 2018
Washington—A modified ultrasound-guided proximal intercostal block in women undergoing breast surgery offers sonoanatomic and technical advantages over the traditional ultrasound-guided paravertebral block, without compromising pain-related outcomes, an analysis has found.


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