Investigators at UCSD sought to create a tool to help clinicians predict patients’ risk of persistent opioid use after treatment.
Palliative care can be effectively introduced along with other treatments, and the combination of care improves patient symptoms and quality of life.
Moral distress levels vary with perceived use of care; higher levels of distress seen with less frequent use.
Chart with medications used to treat neuropathic pain, including diabetic peripheral neuropathy, fibromyalgia, and postherpetic neuralgia.
Adult doses for migraine and headache treatments including barbiturates, ergot alkaloids, and NSAIDs.
Cancer survivors have a high prevalence of chronic pain.
A prospective cohort study sought to evaluate the impact of including a nurse geriatric assessment and input from an OMT in treatment decision-making for older patients with cancer.
The 90-day mortality rates for several complex cancer surgeries were higher when they were performed at affiliate locations as opposed to flagship hospitals.
The proportion of participants with cancer who used marijuana increased 118% from the period of 2005 to 2014.
A new study gives a comprehensive picture of patient quality of life before and after salvage transplant.