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.

Case Study

Case: Managing musculoskeletal pain in an elderly woman


26 May 2015

Chronic pain can occur due to a number of musculoskeletal conditions. These conditions are common, with over nine million people in the UK affected by arthritis alone. An estimated 40% of adults experience an episode of spinal pain arising from the back or neck in any one year.

Case Study

Case: Fibromyalgia and early osteoarthritis pain

With Dr Amina Gsel, Dr Chris Edwards and Dr Hermann Ribera.
20 Apr 2015

Rheumatologist Dr Amina Gsel reports the case of a 70-year-old woman with a long history of moderate-to-severe pain in multiple locations and radiographic findings of cervical spondylosis and degenerative disc disease.

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    An A-Z glossary of key terms in pain management
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    Pain scales are used to measure and track a patient's pain.
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    The WHO analgesic ladder for cancer pain
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