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To examine national trends in the use of various pharmacological pain medication classes by race/ethnicity among the US pain population.
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Name: American journal of public health
Prescription opioid misuse is a serious public health concern, yet antecedent factors are poorly described. Using data from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health (Add Health) (...
People living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) who smoke cigarettes are vulnerable to greater pain and aberrant use of prescription pain medications. Prescription opioid misuse is highly prevalent among PLWHA an...
There is limited information on contemporary incidence rates and trends, by race, ethnicity, and age, for major subtypes of esophageal and gastric cancer in the United States. We examined the most rec...
Rates of aging-related comorbidities, which require targeted medications to treat, have been shown to be increased among persons living with HIV compared with uninfected counterparts. Polypharmacy is ...
Despite increasing rates of prescription opioid misuse in adults 50 years of age and older, little research has investigated such misuse in this population. This work aimed to examine sources of misus...
The specific aim of this study is to use a shared decision making tool to allow women who have undergone cesarean delivery (CD) to choose the amount of oxycodone the participants will be p...
Pregnant women using prescription opioid medication (pain medications) are invited to take part in a program for the reduction of pain and prescription opioid misuse.
This study will collect the opinions, understandings and personal health care experiences of multiracial persons of African and European ancestry. Understanding multiracial patients' belie...
Although acetaminophen is the most commonly used nonprescription drug in the USA, little is known regarding the influence of genes and race/ethnicity on acetaminophen disposition. The inve...
The investigators hypothesize that opioid prescription guided by patient pharmacogenetic profile will diminish opioid-associated undesirable effects by 50% and improve medication complianc...
Acute pain that comes on rapidly despite the use of pain medication.
The use of a medication in an amount more than as prescribed.
Improper use of drugs or medications outside the intended purpose, scope, or guidelines for use. This is in contrast to MEDICATION ADHERENCE, and distinguished from DRUG ABUSE, which is a deliberate or willful action.
A measurement of OXYGEN uptake in a sitting, resting person (resting oxygen consumption), varying with age, sex, race, and other factors. In normal adult men, one MET is approximately 3.5 ml O2/kg/min of body weight. Oxygen uptake during activities or work can be measured in METs which can be use to determine health status and exercise prescription.
The transfer of prescription drugs from legal to illegal distribution and marketing networks.
Clinical Approvals Clinical Trials Drug Approvals Drug Delivery Drug Discovery Generics Drugs Prescription Drugs In the fields of medicine, biotechnology and pharmacology, drug discovery is the process by which drugs are dis...
Pain is a feeling (sharp or dull) triggered in the nervous system which can be transient or constant. Pain can be specific to one area of the body eg back, abdomen or chest or more general all over the body eg muscles ache from the flu. Without pain ...
Pharmacy is the science and technique of preparing as well as dispensing drugs and medicines. It is a health profession that links health sciences with chemical sciences and aims to ensure the safe and effective use of pharmaceutical drugs. The scope of...