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UF researchers studying effects of genetics and childhood stress on prescription opioid abuse

The University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville and the University of Florida College of Nursing are combining efforts to research how genetics and stress experienced in early childhood years may later lead to negative health outcomes, such as opioid use disorder. Researchers are expanding upon an existing study to assess these factors in patients experiencing chronic pain.

PAMI Pain Management and Dosing Guide 2020 Version Released

The Pain Assessment and Management Initiative (PAMI) at the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville has released an updated 2020 version of the Pain Management and Dosing Guide. As a comprehensive tool for health care providers delivering pain treatment, the Guide uses a stepwise approach to pain management.

Clinicians Needed for Aging with Pain Virtual Focus Groups

Do you manage patients living with pain? We are seeking health care providers who manage older adults living with pain to learn more about pain management options. Integrative Pain Management Focus Group The Aging and Integrative Pain Assessment and Management Initiative (AI-PAMI) is seeking health care providers for a virtual…

Florida PEDReady Communication Cards Now Available in Haitian Creole

In an effort to assist EMS personnel, hospital and emergency department staff, PEDReady has translated the English and Spanish medical communication cards into Haitian Creole. Haitian Creole is the third most commonly spoken language in Florida. The cards are designed as a reusable tool to assist in communication…