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Pain: Chronic

Editors' Choice of Best Available Content

This collection features the best content from AFP, as identified by the AFP editors, on chronic pain and related issues, including end-of-life care, NSAIDs, and opioid therapy. New research may affect the interpretation and application of this material. Clinical judgment is advised. Note that AFP content published within the past 12 months is accessible to AAFP members and paid subscribers only.

Categories

Overview

Treatment-Specific Therapies

Complications and Special Situations

Editorials and Letters

Improving Practice

Patient Education, Self-Care

Other AFP Content

Other Resources from AAFP



Overview

03/01/2016 Chronic Pelvic Pain in Women new Algorithm
08/15/2010 ICSI Releases Guideline on Chronic Pain Assessment and Management [Practice Guidelines]
11/15/2008 Chronic Nonmalignant Pain in Primary Care Algorithm Patient Education

Treatment-Specific Therapies

12/01/2015 Gabapentin for Chronic Neuropathic Pain [Medicine by the Numbers]
11/15/2015 Effectiveness, Adverse Effects, and Safety of Medical Marijuana [Editorials]
07/01/2015 The Role of Levetiracetam in Treating Chronic Neuropathic Pain Symptoms [Cochrane for Clinicians]
03/01/2015 Controlled-Release Oxycodone for Neuropathic Pain and Fibromyalgia in Adults [Cochrane for Clinicians]
08/15/2014 Cardiovascular Effects of NSAIDs [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries]
08/01/2012 Rational Use of Opioids for Management of Chronic Nonterminal Pain
05/01/2012 Tapentadol (Nucynta) for Treatment of Pain [STEPS]
07/01/2010 Opioid Therapy for Chronic Noncancer Pain [Cochrane for Clinicians]
12/01/2009 Guidelines for the Use of Opioid Therapy in Patients with Chronic Noncancer Pain [Practice Guidelines]

Complications and Special Situations

End of Life

07/01/2014 Pharmacologic Management of Pain at the End of Life

Neuropathic Pain

07/15/2010 Treating Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathic Pain Algorithm Patient Education
04/01/2010 Peripheral Neuropathy: Differential Diagnosis and Management Algorithm

Editorials and Letters

10/01/2012 Opioid Abuse and Pain Management [Editorials]
12/01/2011 Prolotherapy for Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain [Editorials]
12/15/2009 NSAIDs and Cardiovascular Risk [Editorials]

Improving Practice

FROM FAMILY PRACTICE MANAGEMENT

AAFP's Journal of Practice Improvement

01/01/2010 A Proactive Approach to Controlled Substance Refills
11/01/2001 A Tool for Safely Treating Chronic Pain
11/01/2014 How to Monitor Opioid Use for Your Patients With Chronic Pain

Patient Education, Self-Care

07/01/2014 Managing Pain at the End of Life Patient Education
11/15/2008 Chronic Pain Patient Education

FROM FAMILYDOCTOR.ORG

AAFP's Patient Education Resource

Chronic Pain

Other AFP Content

07/01/2009 When a Patient's Chronic Pain Gets Worse [Curbside Consultation]
05/01/2009 Nonmalignant Chronic Pain: Taking the Time to Treat [Curbside Consultation]
03/01/2004 Cutting Back on High-Dosage Narcotics [Curbside Consultation]

Other Resources from AAFP

Management of Chronic Pain CME Series
Opioid Prescribing and Pain Management

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