Better management of chronic pain care for all
- Update on prescription extended-release opioids and appropriate patient selection. Brennan, Michael J. // Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare;2013, Vol. 6, p265
Chronic pain is largely underdiagnosed, often undertreated, and expected to increase as the American population ages. Many patients with chronic pain require long-term treatment with analgesic medications, and pain management may involve use of prescription opioids for patients whose pain is...
- Practical considerations and patient selection for intrathecal drug delivery in the management of chronic pain. Saulino, Michael; Kim, Philip S.; Shaw, Erik // Journal of Pain Research;2014, Vol. 7, p627
Chronic pain continues to pose substantial and growing challenges for patients, caregivers, health care professionals, and health care systems. By the time a patient with severe refractory pain sees a pain specialist for evaluation and management, that patient has likely tried and failed several...
- ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF CHRONIC PAIN IN THE OLDER PERSON LIVING IN THE COMMUNITY. Dewar, Anne // Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing;Sep-Nov2006, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p33
Aim: This paper reviews the nursing research literature on chronic pain in the older person living in the community and suggests areas for future research. Background: Chronic pain is a pervasive and complex problem that is difficult to treat appropriately. Nurses managing chronic pain in older...
- The challenge of chronic pain. Hinchy, Samantha // Primary Health Care;Feb2010, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p26
The article focuses on the types and causes of pain as well as management and care for dealing with patients with chronic pain. It also discusses the treatment options available and strategies to alleviate pain. The article also notes that pain management is ever changing prompting the need for...
- Believing the patient with chronic pain: a review of the literature. Clarke, Kathryn A.; Iphofen, Ron // British Journal of Nursing;5/12/2005, Vol. 14 Issue 9, p490
The aim of this article is to review the literature on studies on the effect of having health professionals treat a patient's pain experience as credible and to propose considerations for nursing practice. A systematic literature search was performed via Cinahl, Medicine, British Nursing Index,...
- A partnership between patient and case manager. // Patient Education Management;Aug2007, Vol. 14 Issue 8, p92
The article focuses on the importance of partnership between the patient and case manager in chronic pain management according to Dennis C. Turk, professor of anesthesiology and pain research at the University of Washington in Seattle.
- SIGN: chronic pain. // Pulse;Jan2014, p16
The article presents guidelines for general practitioners (GPs) for the management of chronic pain, issued by the Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN).
- TIPS for Coping With Chronic Pain. // Neurology Reviews;Oct2006, Vol. 14 Issue 10, p27
The article offers tips on how to cope with chronic pain.
- You don't have to tough it out... Snyderman, Nancy // Good Housekeeping;May2003, Vol. 236 Issue 5, p92
Presents an article describing how a doctor managed her chronic pain as well as her patients' pain.