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  • Patients With Chronic Pain
    792 words
    Title: Reviving an Ancient Therapy to Manage Chronic Pain Reference: Podiatry Today, December 2003, pg. 46-53 Author: Nicholas A Grumbine, DPM Rating: 4/5 Abstract Objective: This article was written to increase people's awareness of leech therapy in healthcare to manage chronic pain. Case studies on were designed to determine whether leeching would improve chronic pain in a safe and effective manner. Background: Chronic pain results when there is delayed healing. Grumbine claims that chronic pa...
  • Experience Of Chronic Pain
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    Pain is something that everyone feels at one point in their lives. A person's pain threshold is completely different from the next person. No two people experience pain the same way. 'Unlike other sensations, pain can arise from intense stimulation in sensory pathways. ' (Zimbardo PG 185) Pain is always subjective. People learn the application of this word through their own personal experiences. Pain can be helped. It can be eased and sometimes vanished completely. Most pain goes untreated or im...
  • Pain Patients
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    IMPLANTABLE INFUSION DEVICES FOR LONG TERM PAIN MANAGEMENT; EXAMINATION OF ITS EFFECTIVENESS AGAINST OTHER MEASURES I reviewed 36 available articles up to date in order to answer the above question. In my presentation I will start by giving background information about chronic pain. I will discuss different types of delivery systems available, their benefits to the patient, as well as disbenefits, and cost. Chronic pain reduces the quality of life in many patients and restricts their ability to ...
  • Pain Medicine
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    Pain plays a vital, protective role in our lives. How much pain we feel and how much pain medicine is required depends on our genetics and possibly our sex. Females feel more pain than men, but require less pain medication. While most people recover from an injury some five percent won't. They " ll go on to develop chronic pain. The factors that determine this are both environmental and genetic. There is no single pain gene, but there are not hundreds of them either. Scientist are looking for a ...
  • Ass Oxycontin For Treatment Of Chronic Pain
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    The Controversy over OxyContin By: Scott Geb ke Health and Human Wellness Jeremy Brown November 4, 2003 Outline Thesis: OxyContin does a remarkable job relieving patient's chronic pain; however, it can cause abuse and misery for some. I. What is OxyContin? A. What does OxyContin contain? B. What does OxyContin do to relieve pain? II. The pros of using OxyContin. A. The overall pain free feeling that the drug supplies to a patient. B. Doctors view of why OxyContin is a miraculous drug.. The cons ...

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