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Controversies in Opioid Therapy for Non Cancer Pain

Controversies in Opioid Therapy for Non Cancer Pain

🕔15:52, 2.Jul 2018

By Dr Sudha Bechan who Presented at the Recent 2018 PainSA Congress Anaesthesia Head Clinical Unit Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital MBChB DA(SA) FCA(SA) Cert Crit Care (SA) MSc Pain Medicine (Cardiff)   Opioids have been incorporated into several chronic

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Addiction and Pain

Addiction and Pain

🕔12:52, 15.Jun 2018

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Pain Relief vs Functional Gain: As long as it’s specific and achievable…

Pain Relief vs Functional Gain: As long as it’s specific and achievable…

🕔11:34, 17.May 2018

By Drs Murray McDonald & Rowan Duys   If you’re reading this, I must first apologise for our appalling performance. Unless you really liked it, in which case you have excellent taste! It’s really hard to know how these things

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Differential Opioid Tolerance and Opioid-induced Hyperalgesia

Differential Opioid Tolerance and Opioid-induced Hyperalgesia

🕔10:15, 15.May 2018

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Co-occurrence of post-traumatic stress symptoms, pain, and disability 12 months after traumatic injury

Co-occurrence of post-traumatic stress symptoms, pain, and disability 12 months after traumatic injury

🕔14:30, 28.Feb 2018

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Selective Cannabinoids for Chronic Neuropathic Pain: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Selective Cannabinoids for Chronic Neuropathic Pain: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

🕔16:22, 6.Feb 2018

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Complex pain in children and young people

Complex pain in children and young people

🕔16:07, 12.Jan 2018

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Benefits and safety of gabapentinoids in chronic low back pain

Benefits and safety of gabapentinoids in chronic low back pain Updated

🕔12:17, 16.Nov 2017

Chronic Low Back Pain (CLBP) is very common, with a lifetime prevalence between 51% and 80%. In majority, it is nonspecific in nature and multifactorial in etiology. Pregabalin (PG) and Gabapentin (GB) are gabapentinoids that have demonstrated benefit in neuro-

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Pain Catastrophizing Mediates the Effect of Psychological Inflexibility on Pain Intensity and Upper Extremity Physical Function in Patients with Upper Extremity Illness

Pain Catastrophizing Mediates the Effect of Psychological Inflexibility on Pain Intensity and Upper Extremity Physical Function in Patients with Upper Extremity Illness

🕔12:19, 14.Nov 2017

Psychological inflexibility—the inability to take value-based actions in the presence of unwanted thoughts, feelings, or bodily symptoms—is associated with negative health outcomes including depression and anxiety. Objective: We aimed to determine the association between the general construct of psychological inflexibility

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SIP Newsletter September 2017

SIP Newsletter September 2017

🕔15:36, 3.Nov 2017

I am writing to you now as President of the European Pain Federation, having taken over from Dr Chris Wells on the 6th September. You can be sure that the Societal Impact of Pain will remain a priority throughout my

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