American Academy of Pain Medicine Annual Meeting

Opioids: Avoiding the Use, Misuse, & Diversion

April 06, 2015

Video

Joseph V. Pergolizzi, MD discusses the integral role his background in physical chemistry and drug development plays in pain medicine research.

A Glimpse into Military Pain Medicine Developments

March 31, 2015

Video

After studying the reasons for evacuation from theater, between 2004 to 2007, Steven P. Cohen, MD, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, found that the number one reason each year revolved around muscular skeletal injuries.

Monitoring Objective Pain Management Improvements

March 27, 2015

Video

The US had been found to have a higher percentage of opioid use than in any other country.

Reformulated OxyContin Associated with Reduction in Abuse, Addiction, and Opioid Poisoning

March 23, 2015

Article

The number of abuse, addiction, and opioid poisoning diagnoses has decreased since the introduction of reformulated OxyContin, according to a study presented at the American Academy of Pain Medicine's 31st Annual Meeting.

Study Shows Negative Effects of Hydrocodone Rescheduling

March 20, 2015

Article

Data presented at AAPM 2015 show that moving hydrocodone from Schedule III to Schedule II has led to reduced access to combination hydrocodone medications and other hardships for patients.

Pain Management: Barriers & Beyond

March 20, 2015

Video

Countless debates have concluded the practice of pain management to be fragmented compared with other disciplines.

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