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Non-Opioid Drugs and Pain-Related Function

Non-Opioid Drugs and Pain-Related Function

The SPACE Randomized Clinical Trial, led by Erin Krebs, MD, MS, showed that opioids do not result in better pain-related ...
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Clinical Policy Recommendations from the VHA State-of-the-Art Conference

Clinical Policy Recommendations from the VHA State-of-the-Art Conference

Participants in the SOTA conference identified nine non-pharmacological therapies with sufficient evidence to be implemented across the VHA system as ...
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The VA Opioid Safety Initiative Cyberseminar

The VA Opioid Safety Initiative Cyberseminar

Chronic pain is more common in Veterans than in the non-veteran U.S. population, more often severe and in the context ...
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Non-Pharmacological Approaches to Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain Management

Non-Pharmacological Approaches to Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain Management

Treatments such as mindfulness meditation, biofeedback, and hypnosis, among others, have been determined to have at least promising evidence of ...
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Considerations of Trial Design and Conduct in Behavioral Interventions

Considerations of Trial Design and Conduct in Behavioral Interventions

For some nonpharmacological approaches for chronic pain management there is emerging evidence of their effectiveness in relatively large scale trials ...
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Noninvasive Nonpharmacological Treatment for Chronic Pain: A Systematic Review

Noninvasive Nonpharmacological Treatment for Chronic Pain: A Systematic Review

The US Dept. of Health & Human Services Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has issued a report on ...
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Pain Management and Opioid Safety

Pain Management and Opioid Safety

Pain Management and Opioid Safety Investigator Insights Podcast Series May 2018 A Talk with Dr. Heather Gilmartin and Dr. Joe ...
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JAMA Medical News & Perspectives

JAMA Medical News & Perspectives

Robert Kerns, PhD, spoke with JAMA about the creation of the Pain Management Collaboratory and its goals for this multi-agency ...
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Effectiveness Research on Mind and Body

Effectiveness Research on Mind and Body

National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health presents "Strengthening Collaborations with the U.S. Department of Defense and U.S. Department of ...
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Robert D. Kerns, PhD, new member of NIH Interagency Pain Research Coordinating Committee

Robert D. Kerns, PhD, new member of NIH Interagency Pain Research Coordinating Committee

Robert D. Kerns, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry, of Neurology and of Psychology, has been appointed to serve as a member ...
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NIH launches HEAL Initiative

NIH launches HEAL Initiative

Building on extensive, well-established NIH research, the initiative is a trans-agency effort to speed scientific solutions to stem the national ...
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Reaching Veterans with Chronic Pain

Reaching Veterans with Chronic Pain

Dr. Steve Martino and Dr. Marc Rosen, both substance use researchers at VA Connecticut Healthcare System in New Haven, aim ...
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