Pediatric Cancer: An App For Pain Management

Pediatric Cancer: An App For Pain Management Pain, a pervasive and troubling symptom in childhood cancer, manifests in a significant portion of patients, affecting between 40% to 78% of those undergoing treatment. This distressing experience can arise either directly from the illness itself or as an adverse effect of the treatments

Knee Osteoarthritis Improvements Using Telehealth Exercise Programs

Knee Osteoarthritis Improvements Using Telehealth Exercise Programs Overview This study aimed to investigate the factors that mediate the impact of two 6-month telehealth-delivered exercise programs, with and without a weight-loss diet, on pain and function improvements in individuals with knee osteoarthritis (OA). The secondary analysis involved 345 participants from a 3-arm randomized

Cannabis Medicinal Products For Fibromyalgia Pain

Cannabis Medicinal Products For Fibromyalgia Pain Overview This study aimed to assess the impact of cannabis-based medicinal products (CBMPs) on individuals with fibromyalgia, considering changes in health-related quality of life and adverse events. The research, conducted on 306 patients identified from the UK Medical Cannabis Registry, revealed significant improvements in overall health-related

Rheumatoid Arthritis Work Limitation Factors

Rheumatoid Arthritis Work Limitation Factors Rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases (RMD) introduce pain and functional limitations into the workplace, affecting individuals with rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. This study delves into the multifaceted factors that shape the work challenges arising from RMD, acknowledging the broader societal costs involved. By shedding light on these

Injured Athletes: A Meta-Analysis Comparing Topical And Oral Analgesic Efficacy

Injured Athletes: A Meta-Analysis Comparing Topical And Oral Analgesic Efficacy Overview Injured athletes often resort to analgesic medication for pain relief, employing both non-prescription topical and oral medications without comprehensive guidance. However, the efficacy of such pain medications in injured athletes, as compared to a placebo, has not been extensively studied. To

Pain Intensity In Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathies And Rheumatic Diseases

Pain Intensity In Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathies And Rheumatic Diseases Pain management is central to the medical practice of many medical professionals, especially rheumatologists and pain experts. Pain intensity has important implications, as it often indicates the severity of a disease, its prognosis, and the outcome of specific treatments. Also, evidence shows

The Impact Of Long-term Opioid Treatment On Endocrine Parameters

The Impact Of Long-term Opioid Treatment On Endocrine Parameters The injudicious use of opioids has always been a significant concern for health practitioners. It is due to the propensity of users to develop a dependence on these medications and the debilitating adverse effects associated with extended use of opioids. New research

What Do You Need to Know About Over-The-Counter Medicines?

Patient Education This article is tailored for patients. Refer your patients to this article for them to learn more about their condition. What Do You Need to Know About Over-The-Counter Medicines? Over-the-counter (OTC) medicines are medications you can buy directly without a prescription. They treat various common health problems such as pain,

Mental Health Screening in Psoriatic Arthritis Patients

Mental Health Screening in Psoriatic Arthritis Patients Studies have shown that psoriatic arthritis (PsA) does increase the psychological burden of psoriasis, however, there isn’t enough data about how it affects a person’s overall mental health. Psoriasis patients with comorbid psoriatic arthritis (PsA) are a subpopulation with distinct clinical needs and putatively

Pediatric Cancer: An App For Pain Management