Dr King is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the New York University School of Medicine, New York. He is in private practice of pain medicine in Philadelphia.
The Quiz: Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathic Pain
Psychiatrists may be able to contribute to the care of patients with DM by understanding this problem and its proper treatment. Here's a quiz to test your knowledge.
NSAIDs for Chronic Low Back Pain: True or False?
More effective vs placebo? Less effective than opioids? Equally as potent as APAP? What’s true and what false about NSAIDs?
The Quiz: Low Back Pain
A quiz to help patients mitigate the perils of low back pain.
Opioid Analgesics: The Impact of the Initial Prescription
What factors surrounding a first prescription for opioids influence length of opioid use by the patient? Two new studies begin to answer the question.
THE QUIZ: Headaches
Migraine, tension-type, cluster...test your clinical acumen about headaches with these 16 questions.
ACP Update on Low Back Pain Treatment Guidelines
The update includes a nod to tai chi as a nondrug intervention and further supports acupuncture. But even new research falls short in 2 important ways.
Addiction in the US: The Surgeon General’s Report
The report contains a vast amount of information but overlooks some important issues.
Opioid Analgesics: The Myths—and the Facts
The overprescription of opioid analgesics has resulted in the growing use of heroin. Right?
Opioids and Benzodiazepines Share New FDA Warning
The "black box" warns of known dangers linked to combined use of the products and will appear on labels of more than 400 products.
Chronic Pain Special Report Post-Test
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