The Palliative Care Research Cooperative
Jean S. Kutner, MD, MSPH
Palliative care represents a systematic approach to ameliorate suffering and improve quality of life in patients with advanced, life-threatening disease and their caregivers.
The Pain Clinician as an Expert Witness
George Mendelson, MB, BS, MD, FRANZCP, FFPMANZCA
The term malingering refers to the willful feigning of sickness or disability for the purposes of obtaining compensation for a real or an imaginary injury or ailment, or to evade military service.
Drug Testing and Reimbursement for Patients with Chronic Pain
The regulatory and reimbursement environment surrounding drug testing is becoming increasingly stringent.
Animal Models in Pain Research
Jeffrey S. Mogil, PhD
Elucidation of the underpinnings of pain regulation in laboratory animals provides a powerful avenue for research into comparable mechanisms in humans.
- Acute and Post-Operative Pain
- Cancer-related Pain
- Chronic Noncancer Pain
- Comorbid Conditions
- Interventional Modalites
- Low Back Pain
- Medico-Legal-Ethical Issues
- Neuropathic Pain
- Nonopioid Pharmacotherapy
- Nonpharmacologic Treatment
- Opioid Pharmacotherapy
- Palliative Care
- Risk Management
- Scientific Perspectives
- Special Patient Populations
Continuing Education Activities
The Legal Side of Pain®
Am J Manag Care. 2011 Apr...
The role of the Health Insurance Industry in Perpetuating Suboptimal Pain Management.
Pain Med. 2011 Mar;12(3):415-26.
Unlike pain practitioners, health care...
e-Health and chronic pain management: current status and developments.
The Concept of Addiction in Law and Regulatory Policy Related to Pain Management: A Critical Review.
Clin J Pain. 2010;26(1):70-7.
OBJECTIVE: To present a critical appraisal of...
Ethical issues in opioid prescribing for chronic pain.
Medical ethics traditionally...