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Airing Pain 123: Opioids and Chronic Pain

July 07 , 2020
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Rethinking long-term pain management This edition of Airing Pain has been supported with a grant from Kyowa Kirin donated for this purpose.  The opioid crisis reached its peak in the United States in 2017, where addiction and overprescription have led to 218,000 deaths from prescription overdoses between the years of 1999 and 2017. The ...

Airing Pain 116: Neuropathic Pain 2 of 2: Latest research

August 06 , 2019
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Half a century worth of research exists on neuropathic pain but what are the latest developments?  This edition of Airing Pain is facilitated by the neuropathic pain special interest group (NeuPSIG) of the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP). With the previous edition of Airing Pain focusing ...

Airing Pain 110: Living with Cancer Pain

February 05 , 2019
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Living with a diagnosis, what palliative care entails, and non-pharmacological treatments This edition is funded by the Agnes Hunter Trust. According to Cancer Research UK, 50% of all people in England and Wales diagnosed with cancer survive their disease for ten years or more. This edition of Airing Pain ...

Airing Pain 21: Opioids and Managing Pain in Remote Areas

December 01 , 2011
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How people in remote areas manage pain, and when and how to take opioids This programme was funded by a grant from Big Lottery Fund, Awards for All (Scotland) and by an educational grant from Pfizer. In this programme we hear about the challenges facing people with chronic pain ...

Airing Pain 19: Family Therapy

November 03 , 2011
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How pain affects family members and how family therapy can help This programme was funded by a grant from the Big Lottery Fund, Awards for All (Scotland). Pain can sometimes seem like an ‘uninvited guest’ or ‘intruder’ into family life. In this programme we look at the strain pain ...

Airing Pain 13: Culture, Epidemiology and Back Pain

March 15 , 2011
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How culture can affect our experience of pain, a survey of pain in Scotland, pain management programmes and a Q&A session on back pain How do culture and religion affect the way we experience and manage our pain? Dr Shilpa Patel, Dr Sue Peacock and Sir Michael Bond ...
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