Interview

A consensus for non-cancer pain management

With Dr Kok Yuen Ho
22 Dec 2015

Dr Kok Yuen Ho described the place of opioids in the management of chronic pain, and discussed his hopes for the future of this field

Case Study

Case: A middle-aged woman with polyarthritis and comorbid obesity

With Dr Barry Cole
13 Dec 2015

In this case study, Dr B Elliot Cole describes the pain management of a middle-aged woman with polyarthritis and comorbid obesity.

Article

Cancer pain: Are we making progress?

With Dr Judith Paice
3 Dec 2015

Dr Judith Paice discusses the ongoing objective of being able to provide all patients with appropriate attention for their cancer pain

Article

Interactive data map: Global availability and utilization of opioids for pain management


1 Dec 2015

Although opioid analgesics have been recognized for more than 40 years as essential in pain management, opioid access and use remains inadequate in most of the world. This article outlines why pain management represents a global health priority, the current state of opioid utilization worldwide, and the main barriers to equitable opioid access.

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  • Glossary

    An A-Z glossary of key terms in pain management
  • Pain scales

    Pain scales are used to measure and track a patient's pain.
  • Analgesic Ladder

    The WHO analgesic ladder for cancer pain
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