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THREAD: Painful Evidence: Do Common treatments for pain work❓

1/10 How effective are pain drugs? 🤔

In BC 120,000 ppl take cyclobenzaprine; 160,000 take gabapentin or pregabalin. Many others take duloxetine, venlafaxine, or amitriptyline

#MedEd #TIEvidence #painmanagement Image

Most 👨🧕on gabapentin/pregabalin/duloxetine/TCAs (e.g. amitriptyline) experience some adverse side effects like sleepiness, dizziness, nausea, dry mouth or constipation

Benefits/harms here:

#MedEd #painmanagement Image
3/10 COCHRANE pain meds EVIDENCE:

Evidence frm 8 @cochranecollab reviews should ↘️ expectations abt likelihood+size of pain relief frm gabapentin, pregabalin, duloxetine, venlafaxine, amitriptyline, nortriptyline, imipramine, desipramine

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For #brainawarenessweek2020 @TIMBREgroup organised to have a public event called 'Music and Consciousness'

In the following series of tweets I'm going to highlight the cognitive processes involved in how music can be used for #painmanagement

#ScienceTwitter @ME_LabTweets
New sounds in our environment can grab our attention through the orienting response so listening to any music will help to distract your attention away from your immediate environment.
However, we know that music interventions are most effective WHEN PEOPLE CHOOSE THE MUSIC THEMSELVES. Choosing a piece of music is important because you will have specific reasons for choosing the music, which makes it easier to actively listen to and engage with.
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Here's my latest* update to my vetted collection of Twitter Disability and Chronic Illness hashtags. Please share it!

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This collection is current as of 01.30.20, previous Twitter update 09.11.19.

There's a PDF version coming up this weekend, to be posted to my Kofi profile. I'll add the link toward the end when it goes up, after the questions, where you can also sign up for email updates.
This version has added

- community suggestions,
- mental health hashtags,
- Medical crowdfunding hashtags,
- and a section for cancer-related hashtags.
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#meded #Thread @nelkassabany starts #AnesGR with his take home points:

➡️ Always think about adding value
➡️ Measure outcomes that matter to patients
➡️ Involve all stakeholders
➡️ Bust silos

#medthread #regionalanesthesia
#regionalanesthesia takes commitment!

@nelkassabany quotes @aboezaart1: "A block is not a one night stand..."
Developing a comprehensive enhanced recovery protocol means considering all phases of patient care. Patient education and engagement are key!

See free materials from @ASRA_Society here:…
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Here’s my latest update to the list of Twitter #Disability & #ChronicIllness Hashtags.

- previous update 02.24.19 -

Please share it! Thank you. :-)

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There will be a PDF version up for download on my Ko-fi, likely tomorrow morning. The link is at the end.
Hashtags For Personal Narratives.

These hashtags are for sharing your stories & experiences. Also good for crowdsourcing solutions.

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Data from the Drug Enforcement Agency’s Automation of Reports and Consolidated Orders System (ARCOS) became publicly available from the @washingtonpost. The database tracks every legally sold #opioid pill in the US from manufacture to distribution. #opioidcrisis #painmanagement
The @Washingtonpost analyzed data & looked specifically at hydrocodone (the opioid in Vicodin) and oxycodone (the opioid in Percocet & OxyContin) between 2006-2012.
These opioids alone made up 75% of the total opioids shipped during this period and accounted for 76 BILLION pills. #oxycodone #hydrocodone @JeromeAdamsMD
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