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A Brief History of the Opioid Epidemic and Strategies for Pain Medicine

treatments; Opioid epidemic; Overdose INTRODUCTION As of October 16, 2017, the US Government declared the opioid epidemic a public health emergency. The medical community, and particularly pain medicine ... relates to pain and forecast in detail the ramifications for the practice of pain medicine as an independent and increasingly vital specialty. Compliance with Ethics Guidelines This article is based on

10th Anniversary Celebration UCLA Center for East–West Medicine East Meets West for Comprehensive Pain Management

Neurobiology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095–1763, USA Copyright © 2004 Edwin L. Cooper. This is an open access article distributed under

Emotional Components of Pain

BACKGROUND: Current definitions of pain suggest that emotion is an essential component of pain, however, the presumed relationship between emotion and pain, and the specific emotions that are ... : Basic Books, 1983 . 21. Turk DC , Meichenbaum D , Genest M. Pain and Behavioral Medicine : A Cognitive-Behavioral Perspective . New York: Guilford Press, 1983 . 22. Mikail SF , VanDeursen J , von Baeyer

Pain Management in Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders

Pain is a common feature in functional gastrointestinal disorders (FGID). An abnormally low visceral sensory threshold, as well as a number of central, spinal and peripheral pain-modulating ... CAN J GASTROENTEROL Pain management in functional gastrointestinal disorders ANTONIO VIGANO 0 EDUARDO BRUERA 0 0 Palliative Care Program, Edmonton General Hospital, University of Alberta , Edmonton

The Anatomical Foundations of Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain Medicine

relevant to procedures in regional anesthesia and pain medicine. The editor and the authors of the book are recognized experts in the specialty and have helped advance the specialty of regional anesthesia

Achieving Organizational Change in Pediatric Pain Management

BACKGROUND: Pain in hospitalized children is often under-treated. Little information exists to guide the process of organizational change with a view to improving pain management practices. ... . Anesthesiology 1995 ; 82 : 1071 - 81 . 24. Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists. Guidelines for units offering training in Multidisciplinary Pain Medicine .

Catastrophizers with Chronic Pain Display more Pain Behaviour when in a Relationship with a Low Catastrophizing Spouse

The present study examined the relationship between couple concordance of catastrophizing and adverse pain outcomes. Possible mechanisms underlying the relationship between couple concordance of ... Pain Res Manage Catastrophizers with chronic pain display more pain behaviour when in a relationship with a low catastrophizing spouse Nathalie Gauthier MPs Pascal Thibault Michael JL Sullivan N

Pharmacological Management of Chronic Neuropathic Pain: Revised Consensus Statement from the Canadian Pain Society

BACKGROUND: Neuropathic pain (NeP), redefined as pain caused by a lesion or a disease of the somatosensory system, is a disabling condition that affects approximately two million Canadians. ... , Toronto, Ontario • I Gilron, Director of Clinical Pain Research; Professor of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine, and Biomedical & Molecular Sciences; Center for Neuroscience Studies, Queen’s

Sex Differences in Parent and Child Pain Ratings during an Experimental Child Pain Task

Research in the field of pediatric pain has largely ignored the role of fathers in their children’s pain experiences. The first objective of the present study was to examine the effect of the ... Patrick J McGrath 0 0 EC Moon, CT Chambers, A-C Larochette, K Hayton, KD Craig, PJ McGrath. Sex differences in parent and child pain ratings during an experimental child pain task. Pain Res Manage 2008;13(3

Pain Complaints in Patients Undergoing Orthognathic Surgery

The aim of this retrospective study was to assess the frequency of orofacial (nonodontogenic, neuropathic, or atypical) and temporomandibular joint (TMJ) and/or masticatory muscle pain in ... , 1989. View at Google ScholarC. Politis, I. Lambrichts, and J. O. Agbaje, “Neuropathic pain after orthognathic surgery,” Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology, vol. 117, no. 2, pp

Tradition and Perspectives of Arab Herbal Medicine: A Review

Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM), including herbal medicine, are popular in the general population worldwide. Parallel to the increasing interest in ‘modern’ CAM therapies and the ... blood pressure, pain, asthma and other illnesses. For example, ephedra is an herb used in traditional Chinese medicine for more than 2000 years to treat asthma and other respiratory problems. Ephedrine

Sensitivity to Pain Traumatization: A Higher-Order Factor Underlying Pain-Related Anxiety, Pain Catastrophizing and Anxiety Sensitivity among Patients Scheduled for Major Surgery

BACKGROUND: The present article addresses two related developments in the psychology of pain, and integrates them into a coherent framework to better understand the relationship between pain and ... Pain Res Manage Sensitivity to pain traumatization: A higher-order factor underlying pain-related anxiety, pain catastrophizing and anxiety sensitivity among patients scheduled for major surgery

The Human Bazaar: From Pain to Heroism

war and had become poor (ironically, their old property now lies in the hands of Ariel Sharon’s family). Abuelaish was good at school, however, and earned a scholarship to study medicine in Egypt. He ... Jewish babies). On Friday, Abuelaish went back through the border (another few hours) to be with his family on the weekend. Abuelaish found medicine to be a rare place where Palestinians and Israelis

Examining the Health Action Process Approach for Predicting Physical Activity Behavior in Adults with Back Pain

This study investigated the appropriateness of the Health Action Process Approach (HAPA) as it relates to physical activity (PA) behavior in the back pain population. The motivational and volitional ... of chronic low back pain . Archives of Internal Medicine , 169 ( 3 ), 251. 2008 .543 Friedman , K. E. , Reichmann , S. K. , Costanzo , P. R. , & Musante , G. J

Development of a pictorial scale for assessing functional interference with chronic pain: the Pictorial Pain Interference Questionnaire

Development of a pictorial scale for assessing functional interference with chronic pain: the Pictorial Pain Interference Questionnaire Andrew J Cook,1 David A Roberts,2 Karen C Nelson,3 Brian R ... PowerdbyTCPDF( O R I G I N A L R E S E A R C H Background: Assessment of function and functional interference is an important component of chronic pain assessment and treatment and is commonly based

Does Routine Pain Assessment Result in Better Care?

BACKGROUND: Although a variety of national organizations such as the Canadian Pain Society, the American Pain Society and the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations have ... medicine clinic failed to find any evidence that routinely measuring pain as a ‘fifth vital sign’ improved pain management ( 10 ). Moreover, for more than one-fifth of the internal medicine clinic patients

Brachial Plexus Chemical Neurolysis with Ethanol for Cancer Pain

Chemical neurolytic nerve blocks have been successfully used to treat a variety of cancer-related pain. However, the literature has been sparse regarding neurolysis of the brachial plexus for cancer ... , who is a pain medicine fellow, and Dr. Tuan-Hsing Loh, who is an anesthesiology resident. Authors’ Contributions Drs. Tuan-Hsing Loh, Anish Mirchandani, Samir Patel, and Maxim Eckmann had full access to

Prediction of Adaptive Self-Regulatory Responses to Arthritis Pain Anxiety in Exercising Adults: Does Pain Acceptance Matter?

BACKGROUND: Exercising for ≥150 min/week is a recommended strategy for self-managing arthritis. However, exercise nonadherence is a problem. Arthritis pain anxiety may interfere with regular exercise ... Pain Res Manag prediction of adaptive self-regulatory responses to arthritis pain anxiety in exercising adults: Does pain acceptance matter? Miranda A Cary MSc 0 Nancy C Gyurcsik 0 Lawrence R

Pain in Canadian Veterans: Analysis of Data from the Survey on Transition to Civilian Life

BACKGROUND: Little is known about the prevalence of chronic pain among Veterans outside the United States. ... , Bala MM et al. Epidemiology of chronic non-cancer pain in Europe: Narrative review of prevalence, pain treatments and pain impact . Curr Med Res Opin 2011 ; 27 : 449 - 62 . 4. Institute of Medicine of