Managing chronic nonmalignant pain
DAVID A CHERRY
Treatment should be tailored to the type of chronic pain the patient is experiencing.
Cancer pain management
MELANIE R LOVELL, FRANCES M BOYLE
Cancer pain can be controlled in most patients, with improvements in quality of life.
The challenges of postoperative pain
GRACIELA LAZATIN TANJUATCO, STEPHAN A. SCHUG
Postoperative pain causes deleterious physiological and psychological effects that delay recovery and rehabilitation.
Management of migraine
CATHERINE D STARK, RICHARD J STARK
Modern treatments mean that most patients with migraine can be treated effectively.
The judicious use of opioids in managing chronic noncancer pain
MILTON L COHEN, ALEX D WODAK
Opioids have a place in the treatment of some patients.
The significance of chronic back pain
The significance of back pain lies in the possibility that it is indicative of a serious underlying disorder.
Fibromyalgia: mechanisms and management
GEOFFREY LITTLEJOHN, EMMA GUYMER
Better understanding of the mechanisms of fibromyalgia has led to more effective treatments.