Category Archives: Narcotics

What Is Pain? What Causes Pain?

From the FMS Global News Desk of Jeanne Hambleton (UK) Courtesy of MedicalNewsToday.com Written by Christian Nordqvist The English word ‘pain’ probably comes from Old French (peine), Latin (poena – meaning punishment pain), or Ancient Greek (poine – a word … Continue reading

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FIBRO WHAT?

By Jeanne Hambleton © 2007 This weekend (8th September 2007) is the start of Fibromyalgia Awareness Week and I, for one, am pig sick of people saying “Fibro what?” when I tell them I have fibromyalgia. I rang a travel … Continue reading

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Opioids for managing chronic non-malignant pain: safe and effective prescribing.

Kahan M, Srivastava A, Wilson L, Mailis-Gagnon A, Midmer D. Addiction Medical Service, St Joseph’s Health Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. kahanm@stjoe.on.ca OBJECTIVE: To review the evidence on safe and effective prescribing of opioids for chronic non-malignant pain. QUALITY OF EVIDENCE: … Continue reading

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Prevalence of Interpersonal Abuse in Primary Care Patients Prescribed Opioids for Chronic Pain.

Balousek S, Plane MB, Fleming M. Department of Family Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI, USA. BACKGROUND: Interpersonal abuse is associated with clinical problems including chronic pain disorders. OBJECTIVES: The objective of this study … Continue reading

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JRRD releases single-topic issue on pain and pain management

Effects of depression and pain severity on satisfaction in medical outpatients: Analysis of the Medical Outcomes Study, pg. 143 Patient satisfaction is a critical measure of healthcare quality. We performed this study to see how depression and pain severity affected … Continue reading

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Narrative review: the pathophysiology of fibromyalgia.

1: Ann Intern Med. 2007 May 15;146(10):726-34. Abeles AM, Pillinger MH, Solitar BM, Abeles M. New York University School of Medicine, New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases, and New York Harbor Healthcare System, New York, New York 10003, USA. … Continue reading

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Novel pharmacotherapy for fibromyalgia.

1: Expert Opin Investig Drugs. 2007 Jun;16(6):829-41. Wood PB, Holman AJ, Jones KD. Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center–Shreveport, Department of Family Medicine, Shreveport, LA 71130, USA. pwood@lsuhsc.edu Fibromyalgia is a common disorder that is characterized by chronic widespread pain, … Continue reading

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