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Pain Management

A medical apporach on prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of pain,

Recommended websites

International Association for the Study of Pain - This association collaborate with scientists, clinicians, health-care providers, and policymakers to stimulate and support the study of pain and translate that knowledge into improved pain relief worldwide.

Opioid Overdose- Information for patients - CDC's article on prescription opioids, how this can help relieve pain in the short term but also come with serious risks and potential complications—and should be prescribed and used carefully.

Pain Management Tools - Living with chronic pain requires to change perception and life style. The American Chronic Pain Association (ACPA), describe methods to adopt while treating chronic pain.

Pain Terminologies - The web page contains pain terminologies adapted from "Part III: Pain Terms, A Current List with Definitions and Notes on Usage" (pp. 209-214) Classification of Chronic Pain, Second Edition, IASP Task Force on Taxonomy.

RNAO Assessment and Management of Pain - The RNAO's evidence-based resources is a recommendation for any healthcare professional who are assessing and managing people with the presence, or risk of, any type of pain.