Today's Medical News

Pain Management

Early PT Linked to Less Opioid Use in Musculoskeletal Pain

For patients with musculoskeletal pain, early physical therapy is associated with reduced subsequent opioid use, according to a study published online Dec. 14 in JAMA Network Open.

Gastroenterology

Post-Inflammatory Polyps Not Linked to Colorectal Neoplasia

For patients with inflammatory bowel disease, post-inflammatory polyps are associated with greater severity and extent of colon inflammation and higher rates of colectomy, but not with development of colorectal neoplasia, according to a study published online Dec. 7 in Gastroenterology.

Conference Highlights

December 4 2018 - December 8 2018CTRC-AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, Dec. 4-8
December 2 2018 - December 6 2018American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Dec. 2-6
December 1 2018 - December 4 2018American Society of Hematology, Dec. 1-4
November 25 2018 - November 30 2018Radiological Society of North America, Nov. 25-30
November 15 2018 - November 19 2018American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, Nov. 15-19

Monthly Briefings