Doctors learn to treat pain as a disease

Goldman, Nikki
July 1995
San Diego Business Journal;Jul95 Health Care Update Supplement, Vol. 16 Issue 30, p2A
Discusses chronic pain and its implications. Growth of pain clinics in the United States. Chronic pain as the third-largest health problem in the US; Peculiar characteristics of chronic pain; Chronic pain as a disease-state which is different from other diseases; Cause and effect relationship between stress and emotional factors; Altered states of consciousness (ASC) and its use as a panacea to cure chronic pain.


Related Articles

  • Chronic pain.  // People's Medical Society Newsletter;Jun97, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p2 

    Reprints the article `Chronic Pain,' which appeared on `The Complete Book of Complementary Therapies.'

  • Clinical reasoning in the evaluation and management of undiagnosed chronic hip pain in a young adult Zimmy, Nancy J. // Physical Therapy;Jan1998, Vol. 78 Issue 1, p62 

    Presents a case report on the clinically reasoning used to manage chronic left hip pain in a recreationally active 21-year-old female. Details on the woman's condition; Brief overview of hip pain in adults; Examination of the patient; Information on the treatment of this patient.

  • ABC of Pain. Warren, Diana // Primary Health Care;Mar2013, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p11 

    The article reviews the book ``ABC of Pain,'' by Lesley A. Colvin and Marie Fallón.

  • Float neck pain away.  // Consumer Reports on Health;Jan98, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p2 

    Provides results of a study pertaining to people with chronic neck pain. How people were asked to sleep; What the volunteers reported; Identification of pillow use in the study; Information on contact point.

  • 50 million U.S. adults have chronic, severe pain.  // Clinical Advisor;Oct2015, Vol. 18 Issue 10, p24 

    No abstract available.

  • PAIN TRACKING: YOUR PERSONAL GUIDE TO LIVING WELL WITH CHRONIC PAIN. Reilly, William // Care Management Journals;2013, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p210 

    The article reviews the book "Pain Tracking: Your Personal Guide to Living Well With Chronic Pain," by Deborah Barrett.

  • Encourage patients with chronic pain to think of new ways of managing it. McCracken, Lance M. // Modern Medicine;Jun97, Vol. 65 Issue 6, p21 

    Stresses the need to encourage patients with chronic pain to think of new ways to managing it. Adjustment to chronic pain; Recommendation to set a goal for themselves to enjoy more social and recreational activities; Consideration of other ways to improve their lives.

  • Sorting out the pain. P.G.O'C. // Cortlandt Forum;08/25/97, Vol. 10 Issue 8, p90 

    Gives advice on the treatment of a patient experiencing chronic pain in the right upper extremity due to a cervical disk herniation. Description of the symptoms; Need for continued conservative therapy with cervical traction.

  • Pain management across Europe criticised in survey.  // Primary Health Care;Mar2013, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p5 

    The article reports that according to a survey on the state of pain management in Europe, more than one third of the people across Europe experience chronic pain and struggle with their routine daily tasks.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics