November 17, 2017

Putting Teeth Into the Opioid War

Success hinges on more prescriber oversight and a greater focus on fentanyl.
October 13, 2017

Managing Chronic Pain: A Review of the CDC Guidelines

The CDC’s Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain is intended for clinicians prescribing opioids for chronic pain outside of active cancer treatment, palliative care, and end-of-life treatment. 
August 18, 2017

The Pharmacist’s Role in Pain Management During Transitions of Care

Pharmacists play an important role in pain management as patients transition from one care setting to another by providing such services as medication reconciliation, inpatient services, drug monitoring and assessment, patient and healthcare provider education, discharge counseling, and postdischarge follow-up and planning.
August 18, 2017

Prevention and Treatment of Spider Bites

The United States has only two genera of spiders that are venomous enough to be considered medically relevant.