Category Archives: Palliative Care

Fibromyalgia Circle of Care Initiative

FROM THE DESK OF JEANNE HAMBLETON UK NFA LEADER AGAINST PAIN October 25, 2008 08:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time Johns Hopkins and National Fibromyalgia Association Launch Fibromyalgia Educational Initiative to Bridge Chasm in Diagnosis and Care Collaborative Program Shifts Paradigm … 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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Responder criteria for operant and cognitive-behavioral treatment of fibromyalgia syndrome.

1: Arthritis Rheum. 2007 May 25;57(5):830-836 [Epub ahead of print] Thieme K, Turk DC, Flor H. University of Heidelberg, Mannheim, Germany. OBJECTIVE: To predict the effects of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and operant-behavioral therapy (OBT) in fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS). METHODS: A … Continue reading

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Imaging pain of fibromyalgia.

1: Curr Pain Headache Rep. 2007 Jun;11(3):190-200. Cook DB, Stegner AJ, McLoughlin MJ. William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital, Madison, WI 53706; Department of Kinesiology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, USA. dcook@education.wisc.edu. Brain imaging studies have provided objective evidence … 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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FDA Announces Results of Investigation Into Illegal Promotion of OxyContin by The Purdue Frederick Company, Inc.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE P07-85 May 10, 2007 Media Inquiries: 301-827-6242 Consumer Inquiries: 888-INFO-FDA Company Misrepresented Prescription Pain Reliever to Health Care Professionals The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) announced today that The Purdue Frederick … Continue reading

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BEMA Fentanyl demonstrates substantial transmucosal delivery

Contact: Bill Douglass bill@investorrelationsgroup.com BioDelivery Sciences Findings form a part of pending NDA for the treatment of breakthrough cancer pain findings form a part of pending NDA for the treatment of breakthrough cancer pain Morrisville, North Carolina, May 7, 2007 … Continue reading

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Arthritis pain, the brain and the role of emotions

Contact: Amy Molnar amolnar@wiley.com John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Arthritis pain is processed in brain areas concerned with emotions and fear, finds study, indicating target for pain-relieving therapies How does the brain process the experience of pain? Thanks to advances … Continue reading

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Altered cortical excitability in subjectively electrosensitive patients: Results of a pilot study.

1: J Psychosom Res. 2007 Mar;62(3):283-8. Landgrebe M, Hauser S, Langguth B, Frick U, Hajak G, Eichhammer P. Department of Psychiatry, Psychosomatics, and Psychotherapy, University of Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany. OBJECTIVE: Hypersensitivity to electromagnetic fields is frequently claimed to be linked … Continue reading

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Long-term opioid contract use for chronic pain management in primary care practice. A five year experience.

1: J Gen Intern Med. 2007 Apr;22(4):485-90. Hariharan J, Lamb GC, Neuner JM. Division of General Internal Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Froedtert East Clinic Bldg., Suite E4200, 9200 West Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI, 53226, USA, jharihar@mcw.edu. BACKGROUND: The use … Continue reading

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