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Allying with Chinese Parents for Enhanced Control of Pediatric Postoperative Pain

He Hong-Gu and Katri VehvilÄinen-Julkunen.

in Culture, Brain, and Analgesia

December 2012; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Palliative Medicine; Pain Medicine. 7160 words.

The goal of this chapter is to provide insights into Chinese values and belief systems related to pain, by focusing on the attitudes, perceptions, and preferences of Chinese parents of...

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Behavioral Interventions for Chronic Pain: Exercise and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

David A. Williams and Afton L. Hassett.

in Managing Pain

March 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Palliative Medicine; Pain Medicine. 3801 words.

While acute pain is effectively reduced with pharmacological agents, chronic pain remains challenging to treat. Chronic pain is not a simple extension of acute pain - the mechanisms differ...

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Central Pain Syndromes

Brian G. Wilhelmi and Srinivasa N. Raja.

in Managing Pain

March 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Palliative Medicine; Pain Medicine. 5181 words.

Central Pain Syndrome is a painful constellation of symptoms and signs initiated or caused by a primary lesion or disease affecting the central nervous system. Central pain may be...

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Chronic Cancer Pain

Shane Brogan and Perry G. Fine.

in Expert Decision Making on Opioid Treatment

March 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Palliative Medicine; Pain Medicine. 4490 words.

Chapter 7 introduces Tom, a 58-year-old male, who has attended our interdisciplinary pain management practice for over 8 years for treatment of neck pain related to osteoarthritis of the...

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Chronic Functional Abdominal Pain

Roy Dekel and Ami D. Sperber.

in Managing Pain

March 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Palliative Medicine; Pain Medicine. 4855 words.

Abdominal pain is a common presenting symptom across a number of medical specialties and in the primary care setting. Its differential diagnosis is broad. Functional abdominal pain syndrome...

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Chronic Opioid Therapy in Childhood and Adolescence

Stephen C. Brown, Jennifer Tyrrell, Lisa Isaac and Patricia A. McGrath.

in Expert Decision Making on Opioid Treatment

March 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Palliative Medicine; Pain Medicine. 4848 words.

Chapter 5 introduces Cassie, a 13-year-old girl with back pain after scoliosis surgery. She is now 1 year post–posterior scoliosis repair. Pain is constant, aching, throbbing, and in...

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Chronic Post-surgical Pain

Chad M. Brummett and Srinivas Chiravuri.

in Managing Pain

March 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Palliative Medicine; Pain Medicine. 4660 words.

Chronic post-surgical pain is a common and frustrating disease with varying incidence based on the surgical procedure. Between 10-50 % of patients report chronic pain and 2-10 % describe it...

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A Circular Conundrum: Sleep Disruption Worsens Pain and Pain Medications Disrupt Sleep

Michael Sternberg, Helen A. Baghdoyan and Ralph Lydic.

in Managing Pain

March 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Palliative Medicine; Pain Medicine. 4399 words.

Pain is worsened by sleep disruption. Objective, polysomnographic recordings of sleep and wakefulness show that sleep is disrupted by every pain medication studied. The brain circuits and...

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The Clinical Encounter

Raymond C. Tait.

in Culture, Brain, and Analgesia

December 2012; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Palliative Medicine; Pain Medicine. 12288 words.

This chapter considers the social psychological factors referenced above as reflections of the medical culture relative to the practice of pain management. This view is clearly consistent...

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Compatibility and stability tables

Andrew Dickman and Jennifer Schneider.

in The Syringe Driver

September 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Palliative Medicine; Pain Medicine. 70901 words.

Chapter 5 contains referenced (where possible) tables of physical and chemical compatibility and stability data relating to over 600 drug combinations administered by CSCI. Compatibility...

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