More than 50% of people who died from an opioid overdose had a chronic pain condition, a recent study found.
Mid-level providers have faced challenges treating pain patients during the opioid crisis.
A recent analysis found that patients who received an opioid versus over-the-counter painkillers in the emergency department setting reported no difference in pain relief to treat extremity pain.
A nurse practitioner-led strategy to reduce pain from cesarean section deliveries appears to be effective, a new study found.
Certain groups of patients benefit from opioids to manage their chronic pain, according to experts in a recent commentary.
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