Winter Weather and Getting to the Pharmacy

When winter weather leads to treacherous conditions, asthma and diabetes patients can at least rest assured that their albuterol inhalers and insulin can still be prescribed without the patients having to leave the comfort of their homes.  People living with chronic pain, though, are not as fortunate.  Even hydrocodone (the most commonly prescribed medication...

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Pain Management in 2015: An Overview

2015 promises to be intriguing, and likely a “rocky road,” for patients and providers in the world of pain management. An editorial by noted pain specialists was published at the end of 2014 in Pain Medicine, calling for evidence-based practice in the use of intrathecal opioids for pain (for...

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Centers of Excellence Award

  The American Pain Society Clinical Centers of Excellence in Pain Management Awards Program helps advance the quality of pain management in the United States by recognizing and rewarding excellence in quality clinical care. Central to the APS vision: “APS envisions a world where pain prevention and relief are...

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