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Chronic Pain

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Researchers: Committed couples who don’t cohabitate will complicate caregiving and long-term care decision-making … Psychological interventions can reduce chronic pain and make older adults better at coping … It’s not always risky if seniors get frisky. A new study finds education improves LTC nurses’ attitudes about resident sexuality.

Practical Solutions to Critical Topics in the Management of Chronic Pain: From Bench to Bedside

Practical Solutions to Critical Topics in the Management of Chronic Pain: From Bench to Bedside – EXPIRED

Chronic pain is a significant public health problem in the United States that is both common and costly. A significant barrier to the optimal diagnosis and treatment of chronic pain is a lack of knowledge regarding the underlying causes of chronic pain and the optimal use of analgesic compounds. This activity uses an interactive format to update clinicians on the pathophysiology of chronic pain and the mechanisms of action of common classes of analgesic therapies.

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