Transcript – Programme 79: Side effects, placebos and a brief history of nerve pain

Prefer a PDF? Please click here. Making sense of side effects, the power of placebo, and the improving treatment of neuropathic pain. Tens of thousands of soldiers in the First World War survived with limb amputations, but doctors and wider society were unprepared for and often unsymp
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Airing Pain Programme 85: Pain in Europe

Why pain is a matter of life and death, the struggle for diagnosis and challenging misperceptions of palliative care.
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Transcript – Programme 20: The social costs of pain

The societal and economic impact of pain and driving pain up the agenda.
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Transcript – Programme 2: Nerve pain and how to manage it

How problems with the nervous system can give rise to chronic pain, a personal success story of pain management and a Q&A with pain specialist Dr Mark Turtle
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Neuropathic pain

What is neuropathic pain? What causes it and how can it be managed?
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Airing Pain Programme 54: Opioids, memories and prison healthcare

Delving into the issues surrounding opioids and healthcare within prisons and investigating the relationship between memory and pain.
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Chronic pain after surgery

As many as 20 per cent of people at the pain clinic will have post-surgical pain. Dr Julie Bruce and Dr William Macrae explain the causes and treatment of this frequently neglected problem
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Transcript – Programme 14: Recent developments in nerve pain and how to get a good night’s rest

For a PDF of this transcript please click here. Date of release: 29/03/2011 What is a spinal cord stimulator and could it help you to manage your pain? Plus, complex regional pain syndrome, mirror therapy for phantom limbs, and how chronic pain affects and is affected by sleep. Paul E
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Transcript – Programme 53: Headaches, chilli pepper patches, and the placebo effect

For a PDF of this transcript please click here.  Investigating the diagnoses of headaches, and the benefits of topical and placebo treatments for chronic pain.  Paul Evans meets Dr Paul Davies, a Consultant Neurologist from Northampton General Hospital, who explains that whilst most h
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Transcript – Programme 52: Better care for people in pain

For a PDF of this transcript please click here. How to ensure people in pain get the best treatment: a new guideline for chronic pain in Scotland. At the launch of a new guideline on treatment of chronic pain in Scotland, Paul Evans speaks to patients and healthcare professionals abou
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