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South African Acute Pain Guidelines

South African Acute Pain Guidelines

🕔10:44, 21.Jul 2016

Acute pain management – Foreword I prefaced the first edition of the South African acute pain guidelines by stating that “acute pain management is not a luxury, it is a human right!” Six years have passed and the statement is

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Guide to the Treatment of Cancer Pain in South Africa

Guide to the Treatment of Cancer Pain in South Africa

🕔10:18, 17.Feb 2016

Download the: Guide to the Treatment of Cancer Pain in South Africa; 2015 here

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The Appropriate Use of Neurostimulation of the Spinal Cord and Peripheral Nervous System for the Treatment of Chronic Pain and Ischemic Diseases

The Appropriate Use of Neurostimulation of the Spinal Cord and Peripheral Nervous System for the Treatment of Chronic Pain and Ischemic Diseases

🕔14:32, 13.Mar 2015

The Neuromodulation Appropriateness Consensus Committee (NACC) of the International Neuromodulation Society (INS) evaluated evidence regarding the safety and efficacy of neurostimulation to treat chronic pain, chronic critical limb ischemia, and refractory angina and recommended appropriate clinical applications. Read more:

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Spinal Cord Stimulation for the Management of Pain. Recommendations for Best Clinical Practice

Spinal Cord Stimulation for the Management of Pain. Recommendations for Best Clinical Practice

🕔16:20, 2.Mar 2015

Spinal cord stimulation (SCS) is a form of therapy with a supportive evidence base, and has been used for the treatment of pain since 1967. It is strategically aimed at reducing the unpleasant sensory experience of pain and the consequent

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Practice Guidelines for Chronic Pain Management

Practice Guidelines for Chronic Pain Management

🕔16:40, 27.Feb 2015

This guideline updates a previous version: Practice guidelines for chronic pain management. A report by the American Society of Anesthesiologists Task Force on Pain Management, Chronic Pain Section. Anesthesiology 1997 Apr;86(4):995-1004. Read More

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South African Guideline for the Use of Chronic Opioid Therapy for Chronic Non-cancer Pain

South African Guideline for the Use of Chronic Opioid Therapy for Chronic Non-cancer Pain

🕔16:12, 27.Feb 2015

M Raff, 1 BSc, MB ChB, FCA (SA); J Crosier, 1 MB ChB, ChM, FRCS, FCS (SA); S Eppel, 1 MB ChB, FRCS (Edin), ABU (USA); H Meyer, 2 MB ChB, MPraxMed, MFGP (SA), FCFP (SA); B Sarembock, 1,3 MB ChB, FCP (SA), RHEUM (SA);

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Guide on Estimating Requirements for Substances Under International Control

Guide on Estimating Requirements for Substances Under International Control

🕔16:24, 2.Feb 2012

The international drug control regime is based on three international conventions: the Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs of 1961 as amended by the 1972 Protocol, the Convention on Psychotropic Substances of 1971 and the United Nations Convention against Illicit Traffic

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Clinical Practice Guidelines for Management of Neuropathic Pain and Expert Panel Recommendations for South Africa

Clinical Practice Guidelines for Management of Neuropathic Pain and Expert Panel Recommendations for South Africa

🕔08:25, 22.Jun 2010

Neuropathic pain (NeuP) is defined as pain that arises as a ‘direct consequence of a lesion or disease affecting the somatosensory system’. 1 Importantly, NeuP differs from nociceptive pain in respect of causes, mechanisms, symptomatology and different therapeutic approaches required

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Evidenced-based Clinical Practice Guideline for the Management of Newborn Pain

Evidenced-based Clinical Practice Guideline for the Management of Newborn Pain

🕔16:24, 27.Apr 2010

Aim: To facilitate the uptake of evidence and to reduce the evidence practice gap for management of newborn pain through the development of a clinical practice guideline. Method: An audit of practice and an appraisal of clinical practice guidelines were

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Ensuring Adequate Access for Medical and Scientific Purposes

Ensuring Adequate Access for Medical and Scientific Purposes

🕔15:44, 27.Apr 2010

Reports published by the International Narcotics Control Board in 2010   The Report of the International Narcotics Control Board for 2010 (E/INCB/2010/1) is supplemented by the following reports: Report of the International Narcotics Control Board on the Availability of Internationally

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