Pain & Aging: 3rd Annual Perry Fine Lecture at West Virginia University
Perry Fine, MD
As the population ages, more individuals will be living with chronic pain, resulting in increased morbidity, mortality, and healthcare utilization.
Sex, Gender, and Pain: A Review of Recent Clinical and Experimental Findings
Roger B. Fillingim, PhD
The effects of sex and gender on the subjective experience of pain and analgesic response have generated marked scientific and clinical interest over the last decade. Women are at greater risk for many painful conditions and are more sensitive to experimentally induced pain.
Integrating Nonpharmacologic and Alternative Strategies into a Comprehensive Management Approach for Older Adults with Pain
Patricia Bruckenthal, PhD, RN, APRN-C
Pain in older adults is underreported and under-treated. Physical changes associated with getting older, increased cognitive impairment, and patient beliefs that pain is an inevitable consequence of aging are just a few of the factors that complicate pain management in this population.
Racial Differences in Osteoarthritis Pain and Function: Potential Explanatory Factors
Kelli D. Allen, PhD
Multiple studies of African-American patients have noted differences in osteoarthritis (OA) symptoms compared with Caucasians, including higher levels of reported pain and increased limitations in activity.
- 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
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Is Primary Care Providers' Trust in Socially Marginalized Patients Affected by Race?
J Gen Intern Med. 2011 Mar...
"They don't want anything to do with you": patient views of primary care management of chronic pain.
Pain Med. 2010 Dec;11(12):1791-8.
Opioid Use in Primary Care: Asking the Right Questions.
Curr Pain Headache Rep. 2011 Jan 12.
Pain is one of the most...
Chronic low back pain, sleep disturbance, and interleukin-6.
Clin J Pain. 2011 Jan;27(1):35-41.