Author | Heather Haley, MS

Articles

Opioid Safety is Job One

August 22, 2011

A program developed by the American Pain Foundation and its partners is spreading the message about safe and effective pain management by offering useful resources for patients and physicians.

Turning the Page for Fibromyalgia: Revised 2010 American College of Rheumatology Diagnostic Criteria

August 13, 2011

In the real world, no two fibromyalgia patients are the same. So why did the old diagnostic criteria treat them as if they were?

New Thinking in Breakthrough Pain

January 07, 2010

First identified in cancer patients in the 1970s, breakthrough pain is also a clinical challenge in other pain modalities, including neuropathy and back pain. With new information and more effective treatments now available, physicians are changing the way they approach this puzzle.