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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Pediatric Palliative Care in the Community

Joan “Jody” Chrastek.

in Advanced Practice Palliative Nursing

February 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Nursing. 7648 words.

This chapter provides a brief overview of pediatric palliative care in the community setting. Many children express that they want to die at home. However, it can be frightening for...

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Control of complex pain at the end of life in hospice or community setting

Umesh K. Gidwani and Stephen Berns.

in Practical Management of Complex Cancer Pain

February 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pharmacology; Radiation Oncology; Palliative Medicine; Pain Medicine. 6074 words.

Pain is very prevalent and common in the cancer population. It has the potential not only to cause physical distress but also affect the patient’s functional status, psychological and...

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Foot pain in community-dwelling older people: an evaluation of the Manchester Foot Pain and Disability Index

H. B. Menz, A. Tiedemann, M. M. S. Kwan, K. Plumb and S. R. Lord.

in Rheumatology

July 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Rheumatology; Clinical Psychology. 4340 words.

Objectives. The objectives of this study were (i) to examine the psychometric properties of the Manchester Foot Pain and Disability Index (MFPDI) in community-dwelling older...

Legal aspects of managing chronic pain and terminal illness in the community

Max Watson, Karen O’Reilly and Chantal Simon.

in Pain and Palliation

P ublished online May 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Primary Care; Pain Medicine. 6389 words.

Controlled drugs (CDs) - Licensing of drugs - Fitness to make decisions - Certifying fitness to work - Fitness to drive - Fitness to fly and perform other activities - Confirmation and...

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The Chilling Effect

Lynn R. Webster.

in The Painful Truth

November 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine. 9751 words.

“The Chilling Effect” takes a look at the issues surrounding opioids in our society today. An overzealous Drug Enforcement Administration is sometimes prosecuting the wrong physicians, thus...

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The God Prescription

Lynn R. Webster.

in The Painful Truth

November 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine. 5067 words.

“The God Prescription” profiles Walt Alexander, a devout Christian who developed severe chronic pain after suffering accidental nerve damage during surgery. Walt’s faith in God and his...

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Epidemiology of orofacial pain

Mark Drangsholt and Linda LeResche.

in Orofacial Pain

August 2009; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Pain Medicine. 2514 words.

Chapter plan - Definitions - Frequency of orofacial pain in the community - The impact of orofacial pain - Key references - Conclusion

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The Palliative Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Within a Hospice Organization

Rikki N. Hooper.

in Advanced Practice Palliative Nursing

February 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Nursing. 9022 words.

This chapter outlines the role of the advanced practice registered nurse who provides palliative care working within a hospice program. It delineates the benefits of providing palliative...

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Palliative and Hospice Care in Rural Areas: Access and Delivery

Bernita D. Armstrong and Andrea L. Tackett.

in Advanced Practice Palliative Nursing

February 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Nursing. 7941 words.

Rural communities are unique and thus pose special challenges. Some of the obstacles to rural palliative care include an absence of family caregivers (if younger family members have moved...

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OGPL Pain and Palliation

Karen O'Reilly, Max Watson and Chantal Simon.

P ublished online May 2011 .

Book. Subjects: Primary Care; Pain Medicine. 304 pages.

This is a guide for the practising GP on how to help in the management of patients presenting with pain or other common distressing symptoms. This online reference is split into two...

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Palliative Care in the Solid Organ Transplant Unit

Edith O’Neil-Page, Charlene Earnhardt, Sarah D’Ambruoso and Christine Bosley.

in Advanced Practice Palliative Nursing

February 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Nursing. 8973 words.

This chapter discusses organ transplantation as a treatment for diseases and congenital abnormalities of the heart, liver, lung and kidney. It explores the challenges that arise because the...

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Pediatric Palliative Care Across the Continuum

Vanessa Battista and Gina Santucci.

in Advanced Practice Palliative Nursing

February 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Nursing. 11107 words.

In 2002, the Institute of Medicine published the report “When Children Die,” which challenged all healthcare providers to address the needs of children with complex chronic and...

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Communication in Pediatrics

Janet Duncan and Kathie Kobler.

in Advanced Practice Palliative Nursing

February 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Nursing. 10922 words.

Communication is an essential component of high-quality pediatric palliative care in the inpatient, clinic, and community settings. Standards and guidelines set forth by the National...

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Chronic non-cancer pain

Karen H. Simpson.

in Chronic Pain

April 2008; p ublished online May 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Pain Medicine. 5085 words.

Chapter 1 introduces the concept of chronic non-cancer pain. It explains that pain should be seen in context as a possible symptom of many diseases, so the first role of all health care...

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Neuromodulation

Bryan Covert and Marc A. Huntoon.

in Pain Medicine Board Review

March 2017; p ublished online March 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Anaesthetics. 225 words.

This chapter addresses the indications for and complications related to surgical, pharmacologic, and adjunctive neuromodulation therapy. Many forms of neuromodulation therapy find their...

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The Advanced Practice Registered Nurse in Primary Care

Rosemary Gorman and Dorothy Wholihan.

in Advanced Practice Palliative Nursing

February 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Nursing. 7137 words.

Primary care is defined by the Institute of Medicine as “the provision of integrated, accessible health care services by clinicians who are accountable for addressing a large majority of...

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The Physician as Disability Advisor for Back Pain Patients

James Rainville, Glenn S. Pransky, Sarah Gibson and Pradeep Suri.

in From Acute to Chronic Back Pain

January 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neuroscience; Pain Medicine. 7965 words.

When attending to patients with musculoskeletal complaints, physicians are required to give advice about the appropriate level of activities and work for the condition under treatment....

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Screening of Psychosocial Risk Factors (Yellow Flags) for Chronic Back Pain and Disability

Chris J. Main, Nicholas A.S. Kendall and Monika I. Hasenbring.

in From Acute to Chronic Back Pain

January 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neuroscience; Pain Medicine. 14148 words.

There is a wide range of pain conditions in which there is evidence of significant dysfunction but little or no evidence of disease or nerve damage. The impact of non-specific pain...

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Integrative Case Management

Cynthia M.A. Geppert and Joanna G. Katzman.

in Integrative Pain Management

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 4619 words.

The delivery of integrated pain management through interdisciplinary teams is recognized as the ideal approach to caring for patients with chronic non-cancer pain (CNCP). Unfortunately the...

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Identification of the target of gabapentinoid action in neuropathic pain

Turo J. Nurmikko.

in Landmark Papers in Pain

July 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology. 2076 words.

The landmark paper discussed in this chapter is ‘Identification of the α‎2-δ‎-1 subunit of voltage-dependent calcium channels as a molecular target for pain mediating the analgesic actions...

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