Question of the Day

Question of the Day – Thursday May 24, 2018

Question – Per a 2016 CDC report on the prescribing of opioids for chronic pain, what percent of patients presenting to physician offices with non-cancer pain symptoms or pain-related diagnoses (including acute and chronic pain) receive an opioid prescription?

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Question of the Day – Monday May 14, 2018

Question – Calciphylaxis is a rare, life-threatening syndrome of vascular calcification characterized by occlusion of microvessels in the subcutaneous adipose tissue and dermis that results in intensely painful, ischemic skin lesions. What is the association between calciphylaxis and the use of warfarin?

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