Articles & Publications: Pain Management

Vitamin D

Practical Pain Management, July/August 2008. Vitamin D for Chronic Pain by Stewart B. Leavitt, MA. PhD

Medscape Internal Medicine – Vitamin D: Deciphered, Declassified, and Defined for Your Patients by Sandra Fryhofer, MD (Free registration online in order to access articles.)

Naloxone, September 2016. Naloxone Curbs Opioid-Related Emergency Department Visits by Batya Swift Yasgur, MA, LSW

Chicago Tribune, Health & Family, Section 5, Wednesday, December 21, 2016. Price of opioid-overdose antidote on rise by Karen Pallarito

Practical Pain Management, October 2010; 42-46. Intranasal Naloxone for At-Home Opioid Rescue by Stewart B. Leavitt, MA. PhD, September 2016. Life-Saving Naloxine: Review of Currently Approved Products by Jacqueline Cleary, PharmD, Kathleen Nicewicz, PharmD, Jeffrey Fudin, PharmD, DAIPM,FCCP,FASHP

Chicago Tribune, Thursday, September 22, 2016. Help for opioid overdoses at the ready by Lisa Schencker

Constipation, December 2016, Opioid-induced Constipation: New and Emerging Therapies – Update 2016, By Jeffrey Gudin, MD

Pain-Free Living, February/March 2017; 45-47. Opioids and Your Gut: Why Constipation Often Follows Opioid Use and What You Can Do About It by Kurt Ullman


Pain Medicine News, August 2016. Volume 14, Number 6. Epidemiological Study Reveals Cancer Pain a Primary Cause of Many Hospitalizations by Bob Kronemyer

Pain Medicine News, January/February 2017, Volume 15, Number 1; 1, 20-22. Big-Picture Initiative Assesses the Global State of Pain by Bob Kronemyer

National Drug Court Institute (NDCI) – Drug Court Practioner Fact Sheet. Vol.XI, No. 2, June 2016, Alternatives to Opioids for Chronic Pain Relief by Sandra Lapham, MD, MPH, DFASAM

Practical Pain Management, April 2017; 24-29. The 5 Most Misunderstood Terms in Pain Medicine by J. Schneider, MD, PhD, March 2016. Gender and the Pain Experience by Kern A. Olson, PhD

U.S. Pharmacist, May 2007; 73. Taking the Pain out of Pain Research

Medical Marijuana, August 2016. APS Releases Guidance on Medical Marijuana Use for Pain Management by PMN Staff