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Research team looks to establish new dementia caregiver support solutions

Caring for family members with dementia and other forms of Alzheimer’s disease is a difficult task, and it is common for caregivers to feel overwhelmed due to the physical and emotional demands of the role. Researchers at Baylor Scott & White Research Institute’s (BSWRI) Center for Applied Health Research (CAHR) are engaged in groundbreaking studies to understand how to improve the quality of life for these caregivers. This work has taken on even greater implications now as COVID-19 creates greater isolation for caregivers making their role even more challenging.

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Pain Management and Opioid Prescribing Guidelines

Combating the opioid epidemic

For the past few decades, opioids have been prescribed as a standard treatment for all types of pain. Today, heavy opioid prescribing has resulted in an alarming increase in opioid dependency and accidental overdose. In the face of this growing health crisis, the time has come for the medical community to take a closer look at our approach to pain management.

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