Black patients were 40% more likely than white patients to report uncontrolled pain scores. New hospital-based pilot programs aim to change that.
Nearly half of people over 50 say arthritis or joint pain limits their usual activities, but many haven’t talked to a doctor about medication risks.
Study points to the need to personalize pain-relief approach.
Neurology experts reviewed the latest evidence to offer new recommendations for management of painful neuropathy in diabetes patients.
Patients prescribed benzodiazepines and opioids by different providers 20% more likely to overdose, adding to already heightened risk.