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Dr. Channing Twyner examines the spinal cord stimulator worn by Betty Jean Bowman of Vicksburg, a pain management patient.

Opioid task force seeks solutions to prescribing concerns

Monday, October 15, 2018

When is it appropriate for medical providers to prescribe opioid drugs for pain, and what are the alternatives? A new Medical Center task force is taking a fresh look at pain treatment and management with the goal of providing guidance and education to caregivers. Read More

Tanya Tucker, R.N., an educator in the UMMC Center for Telehealth, demonstrates how patients can record their blood pressure from home.

Clinical trial explores managing hypertension from home

Monday, October 15, 2018

Hypertension threatens thousands of Mississippians whose lives depend on keeping it in check. A study by a Medical Center research team is exploring the safety and feasibility of patients with high blood pressure taking their own readings at home and transmitting them via wireless technology to their electronic health records. Read More

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