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Scientific Insights Into Opioid-Induced Constipation
Anthony J. Lembo, MD
Proactive Diagnosis and Targeted Management
Practical Management Strategies for Opioid-Induced Constipation
Balancing the Benefits and Risk of Opioid-Based Therapy
Individualized Assessment and Mechanism-Based Multimodal Treatment
Responsible Opioid Prescribing to Achieve Individualized Functional Goals
Overcoming Pain and Gastrointestinal Distress to Improve Patient Outcomes
Proactive Diagnosis and Targeted Management
Selecting Patients and Optimizing Long-Term Outcomes
Evidence-Based Strategies for Improved Patient Outcomes
Differential Diagnosis and Comprehensive Management Strategies
Optimizing Maintenance Therapy Across Healthcare Settings
Evolving Strategies for Diagnosis and Long-Term Management
Consensus and Controversies for Responsible Opioid Prescribing
Best Practices in Combination Therapy
The Role of Nurses in Optimizing Long-term Outcomes
Evolving Approaches to Insulin Based Therapy
Evolving Best-Practice Strategies to Maximize Efficacy and Safety
Improving Outcomes for Patients with COPD
New Strategies for Insulin Replacement Therapy
Clinical Updates in LDL-C Management
Improving Comprehensive Patient Care
Identifying Patients and Tailoring Therapy
Collaborative Approaches to Guideline-Concordant Patient Care
New Strategies for Individualizing Long-term Care
A Focus on Patients With Opioid-Induced Constipation
Consensus and Controversies Across the Spectrum of Patient Presentations
Evolving Treatment Algorithms and Expert Perspectives on Biosimilars
Patient Selection, Treatment Initiation, and Ongoing Monitoring
Engaging With Patients About Opioid-Induced Constipation
Evolving Best Practices to Optimize Outcomes
The PCP’s Role in Timely Recognition and Referral
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Differential Diagnosis, Multidisciplinary Management, and Patient Engagement
Key Issues Impacting OB/GYN Practice
Expanding the Conversation on Opioid-Induced Constipation
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