April 2018 - Volume 93 - Issue 4

  • David P. Sklar, MD
    Arizona State University
    College of Health Solutions
  • 1040-2446
  • 1938-808X
  • 12 issues per year
  • 1/41 in Education, Scientific Disciplines; 3/90 in Health Care Sciences & Services
  • 5.255
“Competency-Based, Time-Variable Education in the Health Professions”: New from Academic Medicine and the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation
This supplement includes 10 articles that discuss the history, conceptual perspectives, and practical considerations of implementing a time-variable model in health professions education as well as examples from current practice. It is free to read and download!

AAMC Learn Serve Lead: Proceedings of the 56th Annual Research in Medical Education Sessions
The proceedings of the annual RIME sessions at the AAMC Learn Serve Lead meeting have been published as a supplement to the November 2017 issue of Academic Medicine. All RIME content is free to access. Check it out today!

New eBook! Professionalism in Medicine and Medical Education, Volume II: Foundational Research and Key Writings, 2010–2016
This collection of opinion pieces, articles, and research reports features a commentary from Frederic Hafferty, a preeminent scholar of medical professionalism, and highlights important writings on professionalism in medical practice and medical education published in the journal since Volume I. Download this free eBook today!

Anti–nerve growth factor therapy attenuates cutaneous hypersensitivity and musculoskeletal discomfort in mice with osteoporosis

04/09/2018 by Suzuki, Miyako; Millecamps, Magali; Ohtori, Seiji; Mori, Chisato; Stone, Laura S.

Introduction: The prevalence of osteoporosis is increasing with the aging population and is associated with increased risk of fracture and chronic pain. Osteo...

Special considerations in conducting clinical trials of chronic pain management interventions in children and adolescents and their families

04/09/2018 by Palermo, Tonya M.; Kashikar-Zuck, Susmita; Friedrichsdorf, Stefan J.; Powers, Scott W.

Introduction: Disabling chronic pain is a common experience for children and adolescents. However, the evidence base for chronic pain interventions for youth ...

Biased agonism: the quest for the analgesic holy grail

04/09/2018 by Stanczyk, M. Alexander; Kandasamy, Ram

Opioids alleviate pain, but adverse effects severely limit their usefulness. To solve this problem, biased ligands favoring 1 signaling pathway downstream of th...

Linking opioid-induced hyperalgesia and withdrawal-associated injury site pain: a case report

04/09/2018 by Rieb, Launette Marie; Norman, Wendy V.; Martin, Ruth Elwood; Berkowitz, Jonathan; Wood, Evan; Milloy, Michael John; McNeil, Ryan

Introduction and objectives: Understanding the details of one individual's experience with pain, opioid use and withdrawal may generate insights into possible...

Current methods and challenges for acute pain clinical trials

04/09/2018 by Gilron, Ian; Carr, Daniel B.; Desjardins, Paul J.; Kehlet, Henrik

Introduction: The clinical setting of acute pain has provided some of the first approaches for the development of analgesic clinical trial methods. Objective...

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