Over The Counter Naloxene 

Fixed hydromorphone protocol effective for emergency pain management

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) -In the emergency department, a standardized protocol of hydromorphone administration is more efficacious than usual care for controlling acute severe pain, a team at Montefiore Medical Center in New York reports.

Chronic Pain Management . Thelma Wright, MD Part 1     Part 2.

About the Video: An estimated 85 million Americans are currently living with chronic pain, which adds up to billions of dollars in health care expenses and lost productivity each year.

Continuum of Acute Pain Management in Children: Pre-Hospital, Emergency Department, Outpatient. Dr. Michael Kim, UWSM, 2011

Typical Drug Seeking ER Patient. Another drug seeker that misuses the ER resources

CampER_Acute and Chronic Pain Management in the Elderly (Session 12 of 12)

The New Jersey Institute for Successful Aging, through a grant from the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation, presents The Care of the Aging Medical Patient in the Emergency Room (CampER), a comprehensive, competency-based geriatric curriculum for emergency medicine residents. The curriculum, which includes 12 presentations, was developed by geriatricians and emergency medicine physicians and includes instruction on principles in caring for the older adult and the management of common geriatric emergencies that highlight atypical presentation of disease and evidence-based treatment strategies.

Franciscan St. Francis Nursing: Pain Management Center

Pain is the number-one reason patients see their doctors or visit an emergency room, so it makes sense to treat it first and treat it well. Nurse Practitioner Lora Meyer explains how a patient with chronic pain is treated at the Franciscan St. Francis Health Pain Management Center, and how the nurses here help patients turn their lives around. She also shares why she chose St. Francis to practice nursing.

Managing Difficult Issues Regarding Patient Prescription Drug Abuse: An Educational Program for Emergency Physicians.

Charles E. Argoff, MD, ( Mescapre subscription required), 10/2011 

My Patient Wants Pain Meds, But Where Are the Records?

Hans-Christoph Diener, MD, PhD ( Medscape Subscription requires), October 6/2011

Medication Overuse Headache: Inpatient vs Outpatient Treatment

Charles F. von Gunten, MD, PhD ( Medscape subscription requires), October 2011 

Managing Pain: Determining the Right Maintenance Dose

Andrew Kolodny, MD

Brian Regan on visiting ER

Emergency Room :)

Charles Argoff, MD

Safety of opioids    (January 2011)

(requires FREE Medscape subscription)

ED Sing-a-Long: The Pain Scale Song :)

Department of Defense, Emergency Medicine Patient Education Series. PRODUCED BY AMEDDC/S