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The American Pain Society has identified a broad agenda of pain issues and advocates in numerous arenas to improve the care of patients with pain. The society's goals in this activity are to advance the treatment of people in pain by ensuring access to treatment, removing regulatory barriers, and educating practitioners and policy makers in all settings about advances and economics of effective pain treatment.

ballglass PROMOTING PAIN RELIEF AND PREVENTING ABUSE OF PAIN MEDICATION: A CRITICAL BALANCING ACT

ballglass A CRITICAL BALANCING ACT ALSO AVAILABLE: PDF DOWNLOAD

ballglass THE ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF ACUTE PAIN IN INFANTS, CHILDREN, AND ADOLESCENTS

ballglass DEFINITIONS RELATED TO THE USE OF OPIOIDS FOR THE TREATMENT OF PAIN

ballglass PEDIATRIC CHRONIC PAIN - A POSITION STATEMENT FROM THE AMERICAN PAIN SOCIETY

ballglass PAIN CARE COALITION

ballglass WEEKLY WASHINGTON WIRE ON HEALTH CARE ISSUES

ballglass HEALTHCARE POLICY STATEMENT

ballglass THE USE OF OPIOIDS FOR THE TREATMENT OF CHRONIC PAIN

ballglass PAIN ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT IN THE MANAGED CARE ENVIRONMENT

ballglass TREATMENT OF PAIN AT THE END OF LIFE

ballglass PAIN: THE FIFTH VITAL SIGN


ballglass RISK OF ADDICTION SMALL

ballglass ADDICTION VS. DEPENDENCE

ballglass JOINT COMMISSION STANDARDS

ballglass PAIN TREATMENT GUIDELINES

ballglass COUNTERING CHRONIC PAIN MYTHS

ballglass THE PSYCHOLOGY OF MEDICATION

ballglass SELF MANAGEMENT OF CHRONIC PAIN PATIENT HANDBOOK

ballglass IS IT TRUE WHAT OUR PATIENTS TELL US?



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ballglass CHRONIC PAIN: THE ROLE OF THE PSYCHOLOGIST PAIN AND DISSOCIATION

ballglass SPECULATIONS ON HOW EMDR MIGHT WORK TO ALLEVIATE PAIN

ballglass RESEARCH EASES CONCERNS ABOUT USE OF OPIOIDS TO RELIEVE PAIN

ballglass OPIOID THERAPY FOR CHRONIC NONMALIGNANT PAIN

ballglass NATIONAL ASSOC. OF STATE CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE AUTHORITIES RESOLUTION ENDORSING THE FEDERATIONS MODEL GUIDELINES

ballglass AAPM POSITION AND CONSENSUS ON THE USE OF OPIOIDS FOR THE TREATMENT OF CHRONIC PAIN

ballglass CONSENSUS STATEMENT FROM THE AAPM AND APS ON THE USE OF OPIOIDS FOR THE TREATMENT OF CHRONIC PAIN

ballglass DATA ON NSAID DEATHS EACH YEAR

ballglass PAIN MANAGEMENT: WHY CANT WE DO BETTER

ballglass http://www.vachronicpain.org/



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ballglass AMERICAN PAIN SOCIETY

ballglass CHRONIC PAIN CLEARINGHOUSE

ballglass THE AMERICAN BOARD OF PAIN MEDICINE (ABPM)

ballglass THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PAIN MEDICINE

ballglass UNITIED STATES PAIN POLICIES

ballglass PAIN POLICY RESOURCE GUIDE

ballglass JCAHO

ballglass RX ASSIST

ballglass NEEDY MEDS

ballglass FREE MEDS

ballglass PHARMACEUTICAL RESEARCH AND MANUFACTURERS OF AMERICA

ballglass RX HOPE

ballglass THE PATIENTS ADVOCATE

ballglass MEDICAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS

ballglass THE FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE NETWORK

ballglass MEDICINE FOR FREE

ballglass THE MEDICINE PROGRAM

ballglass AMERICAN GERIATRICS

ballglass HEALTH IN AGING

ballglass PARTNERS AGAINST PAIN




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ballglass Chart 1a: Approximate equivalent doses of opioids for moderate to severe pain

ballglass Chart 1b: Approximate equivalent doses of opioids for moderate to severe pain (cont'd)

ballglass Chart 2: Dosing Guidelines for Acetaminophen and Selected NSAIDs

ballglass Chart 3: Dosing Guidelines for Adjuvant Analgesics Commonly Used for Chronic Pain







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