pain management http://ripr.org en Majority Support Medical Pot in New NEJM Poll http://ripr.org/post/majority-support-medical-pot-new-nejm-poll <p>To recommend, or not to recommend, medicinal marijuana? That's the question recently posed in a New England Journal of Medicine <a href="http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMclde1305159">interactive online poll. </a>To get a feel for physicians' opinions, NEJM presented readers with a fictional clinical situation. Here's the scenario:</p> Wed, 29 May 2013 21:10:07 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 16025 at http://ripr.org Meningitis outbreak and pain management clinics http://ripr.org/post/meningitis-outbreak-and-pain-management-clinics <p>One of the facilities in Rhode Island that received shipments of steroids used in spinal injections happens to be a pain management clinic. The other is an anesthesiology clinic. There were no hospitals or other regulated facilities on the list of places in RI to have dispensed the contaminated steroid. (And if you were one of those patients, the clinic has already notified you or is still trying to, according to the RI Dept. of Health.)</p> Fri, 05 Oct 2012 04:00:00 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 8285 at http://ripr.org