Tag: 2019

PAIN DR. When Politicians Play Doctor

August 10, 2019 When politicians play doctor: patients lose, but politicians still win. The political and media assault on an important new pain medication, Zohydro ER, continued this week. New actions by state officials have provided further proof that our elected leaders would rather grab headlines than help their pain-suffering constituents – another needlessly sad…

Pain Management Standardization is Needed, Some Experts Say

SARA E. TELLER — August 9, 2019 Photo by Kat J on Unsplash Studies reveal major disparities in pain treatment across patient groups. The lack of pain assessment standardization means that physicians continue to be subjective in determining whether reported pain requires treatment.  And, research suggests that this subjectivity disproportionately affects certain patient groups. For example, physicians…

Chronic Pain Management Strategies

CERGM Citizens for Ethical Reforms in Government and Medicine 7/19/2019 By R Carter Not a week goes by anymore that I’m not reading about another death in the chronic pain community, a results of forced tapers, discharged from a practice, loss of a prescriber for other reasons, followed by an inability to find a new…

Full Spectrum, Broad Spectrum and Isolate CBD Oil Differences

Sarah Jorczyk  January 2, 2018 What Is The Difference Between Full Spectrum, Broad Spectrum, and Isolate CBD Oil? Understanding the difference between the three major types of CBD products (full spectrum vs broad spectrum vs isolate CBD oil) is one of the most important first steps on your CBD journey. Once you understand the difference…