Items Tagged ‘American Academy of Pain Medicine’

March 1, 2012

Substance Abuse, Comorbid Pain Treated Simultaneously

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Patients with chronic pain who are at high risk for substance abuse can be treated in an intensive pain rehabilitation program and achieve the same outcomes as low-risk patients, according to a study presented here at the American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM) 28th Annual Meeting…”On discharge, with the curriculum aimed at substance abuse, there […]

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Tags: 28th Annual Meeting, AAPM, American Academy of Pain Medicine, chronic pain, high risk for substance abuse, intensive pain rehabilitation program, Mayo Clinic Pain Rehabilitation Clinic, Sarah Hayes


February 28, 2012

Confirmation: Low-Dose Naltrexone Eases Fibromyalgia Pain

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A new study, reported here at the American Academy of Pain Medicine 28th Annual Meeting, shows that a low dose of the opioid antagonist naltrexone significantly reduces daily pain in patients with fibromyalgia…Asked to comment on the findings, session moderator James Watson, MD, from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, said that “it is pretty […]

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Tags: 28th Annual Meeting, American Academy of Pain Medicine, Fibromyalgia, James Watson, opioid antagonist naltrexone


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