Pain

Using a Pain Diary

Chronic pain can inhibit the quality of life of an individual significantly and establishing patterns between triggers that worsen or lessen pain can be difficult. A pain diary to record these patterns and triggers can be useful to improve control of pain management.

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Custom smartwatch tracks drug levels inside the body in real time

Custom smartwatch tracks drug levels inside the body in real time

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Providers participating in intervention resources are more likely to follow chronic opioid therapy guidelines

Study provides detailed insight into problems faced by patients recovering from COVID-19

Study provides detailed insight into problems faced by patients recovering from COVID-19

BMA reports on the challenges of menopause for working female doctors

BMA reports on the challenges of menopause for working female doctors

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Will smoking cannabis harm your heart?, yes says AMA

OU Health Sciences Center awarded five-year grant for suicide prevention

OU Health Sciences Center awarded five-year grant for suicide prevention

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Individual’s alpha wave frequency can be used as reliable pain indicator, shows study

New protocol reduces opioid use following surgery

New protocol reduces opioid use following surgery

Study: UnityPhilly app can help fight America's opioid crisis

Study: UnityPhilly app can help fight America's opioid crisis

Recovered COVID-19 patients report hair loss months after infection

Recovered COVID-19 patients report hair loss months after infection

CDC warns acute flaccid myelitis is poised for a comeback in kids this fall

CDC warns acute flaccid myelitis is poised for a comeback in kids this fall

Bisphosphonates may be safe and beneficial for osteoarthritis patients

Bisphosphonates may be safe and beneficial for osteoarthritis patients

Surgery for acute cholecystitis during pregnancy may be safer than postponing

Surgery for acute cholecystitis during pregnancy may be safer than postponing

New research project receives federal funding to expand treatment options for sickle cell patients

New research project receives federal funding to expand treatment options for sickle cell patients

NICE guideline advises GPs to stop prescribing opioids for chronic pain

NICE guideline advises GPs to stop prescribing opioids for chronic pain

Gout diagnoses increased dramatically from 1990 to 2017, shows new analysis

Gout diagnoses increased dramatically from 1990 to 2017, shows new analysis

Scientists develop new models to study molecular characteristics of lung and pancreatic cancers

Scientists develop new models to study molecular characteristics of lung and pancreatic cancers

Study shows link between selenium-deficient diet and paracetamol toxicity

Study shows link between selenium-deficient diet and paracetamol toxicity

A quarter of arthritis cases in the U.S. are attributable to excess weight, shows study

A quarter of arthritis cases in the U.S. are attributable to excess weight, shows study

University of Warwick pain management expert wins 2020 Hero of Hope Award

University of Warwick pain management expert wins 2020 Hero of Hope Award