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First responders on the front line of the opioid crisis have learned that substance use disorders are not a matter of will power or bad decisions.
Studies demonstrate the potential benefit of virtual reality (VR) for pain management. The hope is that VR will be a viable alternative for opioids for some patients.
Proper post-operative home care is important to your recovery. Give your body a chance to heal and help it along with these 6 rules.
Women of childbearing age may be especially affected by the use and misuse of opioids, however, the impact of the drugs on fertility and infertility treatment is rarely discussed.
Continuous monitoring can help improve patient safety when opioids are given in the hospital but it is important not to contribute to the staff's alarm fatigue.
Some studies are finding that prescribed marijuana, especially for pain issues, can help prevent an opioid addiction from developing in the first place.