Clinical guidelines and evidence base for acute pain management

SUSAN YOUSSEF | July 5, 2019

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The variety of over-the-counter treatments and guidelines allows for misconceptions around the best self-care options for patients with acute pain. This article highlights when and why pharmacists should review the literature to support clinical decision making in patients presenting with symptoms of acute pain. All healthcare professionals interact with people experiencing pain as part of their everyday working lives. Patients often have high expectations of pain management, therefore, providing the best advice on analgesia to patients seeking relief of acute pain in community pharmacy is critical to its function as a point of care.

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Axentis Pharma AG is a Swiss-based pharmaceutical company focused on value-added anti-infectives in combination with novel inhalation devices. Following the entrance of a License Agreement with a Japanese partner, Axentis Pharma engaged in the development of AX-TOBRA, a liposome-based drug-device combination to combat chronic lung diseases and respiratory disorders, especially cystic fibrosis. AX-TOBRA received Orphan Designations from EU-EMA and US-FDA. To protect Axentis Pharma against loss and damage from malversations caused by its Japanese partner, Axentis Pharma initiated arbitration proceedings in Tokyo, and, ultimately, won a final and binding Arbitration Award against its former partner. The award was issued by the Japan Commercial Arbitration Association (JCAA) in Tokyo in August 2013. Currently, Axentis Pharma is seeking to enforce the Arbitration Award through judicial remedies.

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