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Pain Management - Current Events/News

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  OPIOID SAFETY INITIATIVE: Update and current status

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs recently announced significant progress in addressing the use of opioids for chronic pain. The VA emphasizes the safe and responsible use of prescription opioids in the context of a broader transition from a biomedical to a biopsychosocial model of pain care. Learn more about the VA Opioid News Release.

Get the latest Pain Management Current Events and News !

Staying abreast of current events and advancements in the field of pain management is critical for both patients and providers in ensuring that optimal pain care is provided.

Read more about upcoming events, pain management in the news, and VHA accomplishments.

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Literature Alerts for VA Staff

The VA Library Network will provide VA staff an index of recent articles related to opioids and many other areas of interest right to your work mailbox. If you are interested in subscribing to this alert click here.


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