A new study of tooth extraction patients shows no benefit to opioids over other painkillers, either in pain control or patient satisfaction.
Despite naloxone recommendations for people who take high-dose opioids, or who have a history of opioid problems, study finds those at risk aren’t getting the overdose rescue drug.
Involving patients in pain management decisions significantly decreased opioid prescriptions without compromising pain control.
A new study finds nearly one in three adults with lupus use prescription opioids to manage pain, despite a lack of evidence that opioids are effective for reducing pain from rheumatic diseases.
A recent study found that people with chronic lower back pain who performed self-administered acupressure experienced improvement in pain and fatigue symptoms.